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Hozen-ji Temple

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Small but perfectly formed

Hozen-ji temple is a tranquil spot amidst the craziness of the local area. Peaceful, pretty and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Nice little temple in a great neighbourhood

When walking through Hozenji we stumbled on Hozen-ji temple by accident. A nice little temple in a... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
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1-2-16 Namba, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hozen-ji temple is a tranquil spot amidst the craziness of the local area. Peaceful, pretty and miss covers Buddha.

Thank glennharrold
Reviewed 10 September 2018

In the small narrow streets near the main hectic parts of Dotonburi is this peaceful little shrine. It is a nice place to come make merit. You can splash water on the mossy statue of the buddhist spirit representing discipline and firm moral character. The...More

Thank Matt K
Reviewed 30 August 2018

When walking through Hozenji we stumbled on Hozen-ji temple by accident. A nice little temple in a great neighbourhood!

Thank oscarpetispas
Reviewed 28 August 2018

A small shrine in the middle of Dotonburi - easy to find, quaint and interesting. Pour a splash of water over the each of the deities as the locals do.

Thank AnushiaS3
Reviewed 15 August 2018

I was asking around for this temple. A couple of young Japanese who apparently lived nearby were checking their GPS to help me find the temple even though it turned out to be juts 200 meters away. But I was happy to visit this small...More

1  Thank stevesudjatmiko
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Today (May 22, 2018 around 17:00), i visited the place 2 have been impressed by its serene appeal. A nice spot to understand the spirit of Japan = calm/harmony is the best - the statue is located just among the hustle-bustle Namba, while emanating such...More

Thank Minako I
Reviewed 16 March 2018

This is a really small temple that is visited by many people so pray a little and take it all in. It's just off the busy street of Dotonburi and it's worth a visit.

Thank KuanWai
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Hozen-ji is a quiet oasis for contemplation, tucked away in the craziness of Namba. Be still and savor the atmosphere and peace.

1  Thank LordKelvin
Reviewed 18 January 2018

you can feel old time in japan. you can enjoy meotozenzai near this place. please visit hozenji yokotyou.

1  Thank koji3777
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Just off the hectic Dotombori/Namba area this little shrine is a little corner of calm in the ocean of chaos around it.

1  Thank Pwillholme
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