Tsuyunoten Shrine

Currently Open [Closes at 10:00 pm]
  • Address: Japan, Yubinbango 530-0057 Osaka-shi, Osaka, Kita-ku, Sonezaki 2-chome, 5-4
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 10:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-663110895
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:15 Mins
  • Tags: Religious Site, Family And Kids

This shrine is old, 13 centuries old. Established around the year 700, it did not become popular until 1000 years later. In 1703, it was the location of a double suicide - a merchant named Tokubei and a courtesan named Ohatsu. Their star crossed love was made the subject of a Bunraku play, which instantly made the shrine famous. Today, it's said to bestow blessings on the relationships of those who pray here. It is a tranquil location in the heart of Osaka.

A flea market is held at this location on the first and third Friday of the month.

  • Tanimachi Line stop Higashi-Umeda Station.

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  • Tsuyunoten Shrine Address: Japan, Yubinbango 530-0057 Osaka-shi, Osaka, Kita-ku, Sonezaki 2-chome, 5-4
  • Tsuyunoten Shrine Contact Number: +81-663110895
  • Tsuyunoten Shrine Timing: 07:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Tsuyunoten Shrine Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Tsuyunoten Shrine(preferred time): 07:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Tsuyunoten Shrine: 00:15 Mins
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  • 1.24% of people who visit Osaka include Tsuyunoten Shrine in their plan

  • 38.46% of people start their Tsuyunoten Shrine visit around 07 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Tsuyunoten Shrine

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Tsuyunoten Shrine

People normally club together Kyocera Dome Osaka and Korea Town while planning their visit to Tsuyunoten Shrine.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Small but unique temple close to the lively Osaka/Umeda station area. A few shopping arcades with many options to eat nearby.

  • If you visit here during the mid Jan. or late July., you may join the event. Otherwise it's a lovely and quiet place in normal days.

  • Nice Temple, maybe a bit too touristy now. However I've really appreciate the English translation of the story.

  • An enjoyable temple to visit while in Osaka.

  • Good shrine flea market once a month. I think it's maybe 3rd Thursday of the month?. Double check ✔ that. I bought a few baby bonsai here and no complaints

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