According to millennium old legends, the Hirokuma brothers found the statue of Kannon in their fishing nets and the village chief dutifully enshrined it. The shrine was established in the mid 17th century and legend has it that the three brothers became Gods of the shrine. It is one of the popular places to visit among tourists. Open daily from 6.30- 17.30. Asakusa Kannon temple dedicated to the goddess of compassion is the oldest temple.