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Osaka Tenmangu Shrine

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Small But Interesting Shrine

I was staying in a hotel not far from Osaka Tenmangu Shrine and had a couple hours in the afternoon... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
Richmond, Canada
Nice quite hidden temple

This is a very quiet hidden temple. Smaller in size than you’d expect but very nice stop. If you... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
Temecula, California
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2-1-8 Tenjinbashi, Kitaku, Osaka 530-0041, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed 26 July 2018

Located near Tenjinbashi-suji shopping street, this place is very quiet but beautiful, A worth place to visit after you shopped around Tenjinbashi-suji shopping street. The closest station to Tenmangu Shrine is Minamimorimachi Station on the Tanimachi and Sakaisuji Subway Lines and Osaka Temmangu Station on...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Andreas H
Reviewed 5 June 2018

I was staying in a hotel not far from Osaka Tenmangu Shrine and had a couple hours in the afternoon to explore the area and neighborhood so I visited the shrine. Osaka Tenmangu Shrine, founded in the 10th century, is one of the most important...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

This is a very quiet hidden temple. Smaller in size than you’d expect but very nice stop. If you are in the area it’s definitely worth the stop.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank rizznizz
Reviewed 13 November 2017

A quiet place despite in the busy city of Osaka. A good place for photo taking as there is a lot of sculptures

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank sharontQ6220CB
Reviewed 6 July 2017

One of the three biggest festivals in Japan, Tenjin Festival's organizer . God of academics, to serve Sugawara Michizane. It is crowded with people who pray to God to pass university and high school entrance examination. From the fact that Sugawara Mamo loved plums, the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank YamabusiN
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We visited Osaka Castle, and then walked to Tenjimbashisuji Shopping Street. It’s not near but we like to walk. On our way to the shopping street we stopped by the temple. It’s not a big temple, but it was the first temple we visited in...More

Date of experience: October 2016
3  Thank SmasKim
Reviewed 26 May 2017

A quiet and serene respite in the busy city of Osaka, this shrine has a long history. A good place for photography with a variety of structures and sculptures.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank SaveyFLTraveler
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This shrine is enshrining the god of study, but the head shrine is in Fukuoka prefecture and this is the shrine for that part. The main pavilion was simple, wooden rustic and solid. The decoration of the zodiac sign sculptured at delicate work decorated on...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank mat_mak
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Midway into shopping in Japan's longest shopping arcade , one can take a detour into a side street to visit the shrine and have a feel of Shinto. While the place is not that big , it pays to know that the place is an...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank DauphinJonas
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

There are many Tenmangu in Japan, and here in Osaka there is also one. This shrine is also famous for Tenjin Matsuri festival, which takes place at the end of July every year. Compared with Tenmangu of Kyoto or that of Dazaifu, this shrine is...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank kimitakas
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