Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine

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  • Address: 2-9-89 Sumiyoshi, Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka 558-0045, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
  • Timings: 06:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-666720753
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Religious Site, Outdoors, Historical Site, Architecture

Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine - Review

The Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine is one of Japan's oldest shrines. It was founded in the 3rd century. This was before the introduction of Buddhism to Japan and hence the shrine has a unique style of architecture known as Sumiyoshi-zukuri. Trivia- The temple enshrines three gods that have long been worshiped for protecting the nation, for protecting sea voyages and for promoting waka (31-syllable) poetry. Therefore, this shrine is a place of pilgrimage for sea travellers, military students and waka poets.

How To reach Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine by Public Transport

  • Sumiyoshitoriimae Station
  • Sumiyoshi Taisha Station

Restaurants Near Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine

  • Nesuto
  • Kawakatsu
  • Guroria miso no

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TripHobo Highlights for Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine

  • Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine Address: 2-9-89 Sumiyoshi, Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka 558-0045, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
  • Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine Contact Number: +81-666720753
  • Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine Timing: 06:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine(preferred time): 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine: 00:30 Mins
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Things to Know Before Visiting Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine

  • 95% of people who visit Osaka include Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine in their plan

  • 57.03% of people start their Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine

Monday, Saturday and Sunday

91.3% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine

People normally club together Osaka Castle and Shitenno Ji while planning their visit to Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine.

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Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine, Osaka Reviews

  • Beautiful place with traditional shrines. Great place for foreigners too, u can have your fortune and request for an English version. The shrines are georgous, worth visiting.

  • This shrine was a pleasant surprise. I was amazed by its beauty, and I was lucky to visit this place without so many people around. The view of this place is just beautiful. Easy access from the train station (literally a 30-second walk). I would highly recommend this shrine if you're in Osaka.

  • A perfect place to visit if you wish to find some serene, breezy place to pray and say your wishes.. great architecture and scenery.

  • one of the most important japanese shrine. it is the first class shrine of Settsu-koku, old name of Osaka. also, is the head shrine about sea and sailing in japan, which has dozens of sister shrine with names prefixed Sumiyoshi all over Japan. there are a lot of beautiful and traditional japanese style architectures, such as the main shrine, bridge, and Torii gates. the most recommended sightseeing spot in Osaka.

  • Osaka's Sumiyoshi Taisha (住吉大社, "Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine") is one of Japan's oldest shrines. Founded in the 3rd century before the introduction of Buddhism, it displays a unique style of shrine architecture, called Sumiyoshi-zukuri, that is free of influence from the Asian mainland. Only two other shrine architecture styles are also considered purely Japanese: Shinmei-zukuri as seen at the Ise Shrines and Taisha-zukuri as seen at Izumo Taisha.

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