Nanbayasaka Shrine

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  • Address: 2 Chome-9-19 Motomachi, Naniwa Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 556-0016, Japan
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +81-666411149
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:15 Mins
  • Tags: Religious Site, Family And Kids

Nanbayasaka Shrine - Review

This shrine used to be much more prominent, both in reputation and in size, than it is today. It used to be part of a complex of 12 buildings. But wars and Meiji era edicts dictating the separation of Shinto and Buddhism saw the shrine's other buildings demolished. Today the shrine is famous for its gigantic lion's head building. All good shrine have a myth. For this one, it is that of the shrine's deity, Susano-o-no-mikoto, killing the serpent Yamata-no-orochi. Anually, on the third Sunday of January, a tug of war competition is held at the shrine to commemorate the battle. People pray at the shrine for success in studies and business.

How To reach Nanbayasaka Shrine by Public Transport

  • Midosuji Line, Sen-Nichimae Line, Yotsubashi Line stop Namba Station.
  • Nankai Line, Nankai-Koya Line, and Nankai-Limited Express stop Nankai-Namba Station.

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TripHobo Highlights for Nanbayasaka Shrine

  • Nanbayasaka Shrine Address: 2 Chome-9-19 Motomachi, Naniwa Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 556-0016, Japan
  • Nanbayasaka Shrine Contact Number: +81-666411149
  • Nanbayasaka Shrine Timing: 24-hrs
  • Nanbayasaka Shrine Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Nanbayasaka Shrine(preferred time): 07:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Nanbayasaka Shrine: 00:15 Mins
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Things to Know Before Visiting Nanbayasaka Shrine

  • 3.48% of people who visit Osaka include Nanbayasaka Shrine in their plan

  • 34.59% of people start their Nanbayasaka Shrine visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Nanbayasaka Shrine

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

75.27% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Nanbayasaka Shrine

People normally club together Ame-mura and Floating Garden while planning their visit to Nanbayasaka Shrine.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Nanbayasaka Shrine, Osaka Reviews

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  • Clean and very serene. Tucked in in a very nice neighborhood. A nice side tour for us.

  • The weirdest and most amazing shrine I have visited in Osaka. It is definitely an obligatory spot for taking pictures and enjoying the experience of visiting a small/local shrine. Despite its repercussion it's not crowded, but this may change in a while because it's getting more and more media echo.

  • Cool place to visit in Osaka, handy location via railway. Not much surround tho

  • A very unusual shrine. From the main gate, the huge lion head building is clearly visible. Nice little photo op in a rather drab area. Unfortunately when I visited today, there were awnings set up and people were clearing the grounds - it looked like they had a little festival recently.

  • Unique shrine that doesn't look like all the others you've seen.

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