History and museums
Kirihata-ji (切幡寺) is a Kōya-san Shingon temple in Awa, Tokushima Prefecture, Japan. Temple 10 on the Shikoku 88 temple pilgrimage, the main image is of Senjū Kannon. The temple is said to have been founded by Kōbō Daishi, who carved the image. The five-bay, two-storey Daitō of 1618 has been designated an Important Cultural Property.