Jodoji - is a Shingon Buddhist temple in Matsuyama listed as Temple 49 on the Shikoku 88 Pilgrimage Trail. The temple is said to have been founded by Gyoki and Kuya lodged at the temple for three years. The original temple buildings burned during fighting in 1416 and were rebuilt soon afterwards. Sixteenth century graffiti indicates that by that time Tendai sect priests and members of the peasantry had joined the ranks of pilgrims. Its hondo is listed as an Important Cultural Property of Japan. Jodo-ji is temple number 49 of the Shikoku 88 Pilgrimage Trail which is traditionally completed on foot that takes some 40 days to complete as the full course is approximately 1200 km.