These are the ruins of the Iwami Kokubun-ji Temple which was built in the middle of the 8th century, and nearby are the ruins of the temple's tile kiln and nunnery.
Today, only the foundations and tower cornerstone remain in the grounds of the Jodo-Shinshu sect Konzo-ji Temple, bringing the ancient past into the present.
A designated as a National Cultural Asset.
- Open 24 hours
- No closing days
Access / Public Transport
- 15 minutes from JR Hamada Station by the bus bond for Gotsu. Get off at Kokubunji Bus stop.