1765-1 Hirota-cho, Zentsuji City
By community bus from Zentsuji Stn.
Get off at Shiei-yakyujo, about 10 min. walk.
When Kukai was thinking of constructing a temple between Zentsuji and Mandaraji, an old man appeared from a cave at the foot
of Mt.Koyama saying, “If you built a temple here, I will will protect it forever.”
The building costs were provided by the Emperor as payment for his direction of the building of the Mannoike Pond.