# 南光坊,Nankoubou,南光坊

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That is the 55th temple of Shikoku 88temple pilgrimage.It was built by Gyoki under the order of Emperor Suiko. The principal image is the statue of Daitsu chisho nyorai, the father and teacher of Shaka Nyorai. The Sanmon gate of this temple is large, and Shitenno (four guardian kings) are placed on the outside and inside of the gate respectively. The temple is large and stately.