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Dounzan (Mountain Sacred Sites of Shodoshima)

Japan Heritage/Shrine/Temple
There are many places in the mountainous landscape of Shodoshima that are traditionally held sacred. The Shodoshima sacred site pilgrimage route, with a total length of about 150 kilometers, links 88 sites, many of them in caves along stone bluffs. The spiritual life of Shodoshima was closely tied to stone.
Japan Heritage/Shrine/Temple