This is a Shugendō temple said to have been founded by En no Ozuno (also known as En no Gyōja).
The temple is commonly referred to as Motosanjo, with an alternative name of Mt. Narukawa due to its association with the mountain.
In the vicinity, there are multiple practice grounds.
The temple grounds hold prefecture-designated cultural assets including a bell, a thirteen-story pagoda, and a treasure pagoda.
Additionally, there are town-designated cultural assets like the statue of En no Gyōja.