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Temples Kagawa

Kagawa Prefecture, formerly Sanuki Province, is the smallest of all prefectures in Japan. Following the Shikoku pilgrims route, there are 23 temples (numbers 66-88) from the list of 88 temples of the Shikoku pilgrimage that mark this route.
Above all, in Kagawa Prefecture there is the Temple 75, Zentsuji, one of the most important of the pilgrimage. sZentsujiit is the birthplace of the Kukai monk.
Apart from the pilgrimage of the 88 temples the province of Sanuki is known for its famous pasta Sanuki Udon. A film on the subject, taking place in Kagawa prefecture was released in 2006. It is simply called Udon!