The pilgrimage trail is home to some of the most picturesque temples in Japan 

Kongofukuji Temple is located by the ocean with an iconic scenery

The southern coast of Shikoku is home to interesting rock shapes

Shimanto Riverside Lodge in Kochi is an ideal multiple day stop during the pilgrimage

Tokushima prefecture is home to mountaintop temples worth the climb

Rain can feel like a blessing in the moody forests of Shikoku

Pilgrimage trail also passes by guarded by picturesque fisherman towns 

For more on Shikoku - you can visit my Japan focused travel blog Bizarre Journeys