By bus bound for Mikomori or Kijiguchi/ Kazuratani fromImabari Stn.
Get off at Osugi Bus Stop, about 60 min. walk.
During the mid-7th Century, a local rular, Ochi Morioki, built his temple.
One legends states that the main deity was carved by a female dragon which came up the Ryuto River from the ocean.
The temple fell in disuse, but was restored by Kukai and prospered.