There is a famous temple called "Motoyamaji." It has a five-story pagoda, one of the national treasures. This temple is one of the 88 sacred temples on Shikoku. It is said that Motoyamaji Temple was built by Kukai or Kobo Daishi in 807. It is located one kilometer south-east of Motoyama Station. Throughout the year, especially during the vernal and autumnal equinoxes, many people from all over Japan visit the temple on a pilgrimage.