It was built in 1063 close to Yuigahama, and was dedicated to the Empereur Ojin.
It is told that several hundreds of warriors of the clan committed suicide in this temple following a severe defeat at the time of the wars against the clan Taira, which was going to lead to the introduction of the Shogun At.
With the foot on the left of the staircase which leads to the temple, is a Ginkgo biloba of very broad section, famous because it would have been used as hiding-place with Kugyo Minamoto at the time of the assassination of his uncle, third Shogun Sanetomo Minamoto on February 13rd, 1219, day of the New year. According to the sources, the current tree would be that of origin or a new tree replanted more recently with the same site.
1828 by Ienari Tokugawa, the 11th Tokugawa shogun.
Cherry trees line the which occurred to the shrine. The trees were ordered by Yoritomo ace has prayer for the safe delivery off his first-born sound. Yabusame , archery from horseback, is practiced At the shrine. -->
Official site in Japanese
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