1173 Sugo, Kuma-kogen Town
By bus bound for Ochide from Matsuyama Stn.
Get off at Kuma-chugaku-mae Bus Stop, about 20 min. walk.
In 701, a priest who had returned from Korea placed a statue of Juichimen Kannon Bosatsu in the mountain.
This was later found by a couple of hunder brothers who started this temple.
At the Main Gate, there are huge straw sandals which are remade every hundred years.