Shikoku 88 Route Guide

The “Shikoku Japan 88 Route Guide” is the indispensable companion for all walking Henro.

Written by volunteers and periodically updated, the book contains a short introduction to the Shikoku Pilgrimage and detailed maps of the entire route along with a wealth of useful information to help you navigate the island and find places to eat, sleep and much more.

Don’t leave home without it!

150+ pages of maps

  • Getting to Shikoku
  • 88 main & 20 bekkaku temples
  • Henro-no-michi (pilgrim trail)
  • Shikoku-no-michi (nature trail)
  • Trail elevation and distances
  • Roads, bus routes and railways
  • Public and tourist facilities
  • Convenience stores
  • Lodgings/accommodation
  • Getting to Mount Kōya

Where to buy

Amazon Japan

The only way to directly order the book online is through Amazon Japan. To deliver to an international address, follow these instructions:

  1. Switch site language to English
  2. Create an Amazon Japan account
  3. Add an int’l. delivery address
  4. Add the book to your basket
  5. Proceed to checkout and select entered address when purchasing

Order now for ¥1,760
(plus postage)

The Publisher

You can order the book directly from the publisher by emailing them and then making payment via PayPal. Your email should include:

  1. Book title “Shikoku Japan 88 Route Guide (English)”
  2. Quantity
  3. Delivery address
  4. Delivery method:
    • EMS (express): 3-7 days
    • Airmail: 5-11 days
    • SAL (economy): 7-21 days

from JPY ¥2,300 (inc. SAL postage)

More details


The book can be purchased from the following locations in Shikoku:

  1. Tokushima Station, in basement souvenir shop
  2. Temple 1, Ryōzen-ji
  3. Henro store near Temple 1
  4. Temple 21, Tairyūji ropeway station
  5. Temple 66, Unpen-ji ropeway station
  6. The Hotel Information Office in front of Takamatsu Station
  7. Temple 85, Yakuri-ji ropeway station

JPY ¥1,760