Many Ama divers wear amulets from this temple.
This Buddhist temple has many followers among members of the local fishing community, who visit to pray for safety at sea. Some local Ama divers visit the temple at the start of the fishing season, and again at the end of the fishing season. Many Ama divers wear amulets from this temple. In Mifune Matsuri on January 18 of the lunar calendar every year, big-catch flags dedicated from all over the country are raised in a line to pray for safety at sea.
|Directions||Approx 60 minutes on foot from Kintetsu "Matsuo" station|