Cultural Heritage of Shikoku's Eighty-eight Temples II

Issue Cultural Heritage of Shikoku's Eighty-Eight Temples II
First Day 8 July 2005
Value 80 yen x 20, se-tenant sheet of 20
Quantity 450,000 sheets
Designs R669a: Zizouji Temple (#5) R669b: Anrakuji Temple (#6) R669c: Juurakuji Temple (#7) R669d: Kumadaniji Temple (#8)
R669e: Yakuooji Temple (#23) R669f: Hotsumisakiji Temple (#24) R669g: Shinjouji Temple (#25) R669h: Kongouchouji temple (#26)
R669i: Ryukouji Temple (#41) R669j: Butsumokuji Temple (#42) R669k: Meisekiji Temple (#43) R669l: Daihouji Temple (#44)
R669m: Kokubunji Temple (#59) R669n: Yokomineji Temple (#60) R669o: Kouonji Temple (#61) R669p: Houjuji Temple (#62)
R669q: Douryuji Temple (#77) R669r: Goushouji Temple (#78) R669s: Tennouji Temple (#79) R669t: Kokubunji Temple (#80)
Size 22.5 x 33.0 mm, vertical
Printing Photogravure in 5 colours
Sheet 20 stamps (4 x 5) sheet
Designer Miyoshi Kazuyoshi (photographer)

The data are based on the Publicity of Japan Post.

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[Note on the Stamps]
The pilgrimage circuit of 88 temples on Shikoku is the road over 1,400 kilometers to visit the temples related to Kukai (774-835), Buddhist priest. There are many National Treasures and Important Cultural Properties among the temples. The road starts in Tokushima, going through Kouchi and Ehime, and ends in Kagawa.