It’s best to take a night bus from Tokyo and from Osaka and go to JR Tokushima station.
A reason is because time doesn’t become wasteful about early morning. The price is also very low.
When it’s from Osaka, You’ll take a bus.
When it’s Tokyo, You think it’s better to go to the Tokushima airport by airplane.
If You arrive at Tokushima station, You’ll pack the baggage which has no need in a coin-operated locker as much as possible.
It’s very important for even 1 gram to make the baggage of a backpack light.
There is a coin-operated locker the 1st floor of underground.
A small locker is about 3 dollars a day.
A medium locker is about 4 dollars a day.
A large locker is about 6 dollars a day.
The business hours of the coin-operated locker are from 6:00am to 11:00pm.
You take it and get off by Bando station in JR Kotoku-line from JR Tokushima station. You arrive in about 20 minutes.
If You walk from the station as shown in this map,You arrive at a sacred mountain temple in about 8 minutes.
It’s about 2296 feet from the station to the temple.