Kotohira Shrine: Hidden Treasures from Shikoku

TIGERS by Maruyama Okyo, 1787, sliding door panels, ink and gold leaf on paper, from the Chief Priest’s quarters and rooms of the Kotohira’ guest house

THE KOTOHIRA SHRINE – popularly known as Konpira-San – is well-known as one of the main religious centres on the island of Shikoku. Until three bridges were built during recent decades to connect the mainland and ruin the previously magical… Continue reading