"Kotohira" is a temple town known Konpira-san’s "Konpiragu". A long stone pathway on Konpira Mountain’s side leads to "Konpiragu", including 785 steps to Hongu (Main Shrine), a further 1368 steps to the Okuyashiro (Rear Shrine). Restaurants and gift shops line the stone pathway leading to the Main Gate. The town as close to 3,000,000 people visit for a "Konpira Mairi" every year. "Konpira Onsen" is located at the foot of the maintain, ready to ease your fatigue.