3084 Toochi, Nankoku City
By bus bound for Kochi Stn. from Gomen-machi Stn.
Get off at Mineji-dori Bus Stop, about 15 min. walk.
In the early 9th Century, Kobo Daishi visited here and while praying for the safety oh those on water, carved the main deity.
This Juichimen Kannon Bosatsu statue was called funadama kannon (spirit of the boat kannon) and the temple became known as a place to pray for the safety of sailors and fisherman.