Chikurinji Temple, Kochi
Chikurinji Temple in Kochi city was built about 1300 years ago to be Japan’s version of the Chinese Chikurinji which was said to be where a Buddhist saint who spoke great wisdom resided. It’s a very peaceful place and has many buildings that make it a nice visit, including a pagoda. The grounds are free, but it costs 400 yen to see the garden and temple treasures. The garden is nice and said to resemble Urado Bay. The treasure house contains statues from the Fujiwara and Kamakura Periods.