The shrine is said to have been founded in 725. The Masuda clan also paid special worship to this shrine and called it as a core shrine of the area.
The main hall inner shrine was burned down in 1581 and rebuilt by the 20th lord Motoyoshi in 1583. The main hall has been nationally designated as an Important Cultural Property.
It has the Sangensha Nagarezukuri (4 pillars in front with a warped gable roof)style with cypress bark roof against vermilion coloured beams.
The building style, its carvings and decorations are commonly found in the Momoyama period architecture. Within the shrine sanctuary, there is a Kagura hall and a holly precipice made with a giant rock.
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