That is the 41th temple of Shikoku 88temple pilgrimage. The lord is the eleven faced Kannon that is reported to have been created by Kobo Daishi. It was also built by Kobo Daishi. There is a torii (shrine gate) in the approach,which is a vestige of the syncretism of Shinto and Buddhism. Rice production is thriving here,so the rice field spreads in front of the gate.