Articles for the theme Temples and Shrines in Osaka City Guide



Around Osaka is the Nakayama-dera Temple of Kannon, the Buddhist figure of compassion and pillar of the Buddhist religion loved by all.

Isshinji Temple


Steel pipes and cement blocks intertwine to mark the entrance to the eight hundred year old temple.

Tenjin Shrine Ohatsu

Ohatsu Tenjin

The Ohatsu Tenjin, also called Tsuyunoten, stands as one of the most popular shrines of Osaka . A place with a symbolic past linked to a dramatic love story.

Tenmangû shrine in Osaka

Tenmangû Shrine

Tenmangû Shrine plays an important role for the people of Osaka. Beyond being the gathering place for the Tenjin Matsuri, it captures the attention as a large Tenjin place of worship.