This medium-size city lies just south of Tadotsu and is well worth visiting for its many attractions
The birthplace of Kobodaishi ,
Naked Men's Festival
Called Hadaka-Matsuri, it is held on the grounds of the main temple of Zentsuji. One person throws the head of a rice stalk and naked men try to catch it. The man who can get it becomes happy for the rest of the year. But many people get injured.
Within Zentsuji , Osayama and the area surrounding Gahaishiyama a large number of archaeological finds have been made .
Copper swords and bells from the Jomon and Yayoi periods have been found attesting to the cultural importance of Zentsuji during these periods .
Was completed on April 25th, 1941. But it was demolished gradually. So it was built again and it was completed in April 1985.
In 1896 the town became famous as the headquarters of the military's Eleventh Division . Today this area is influenced by the presents of the Self-Defense Forces and two universities .