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Tsuyu no Tenjinsha (Ohaatsu Tenjin) Shrine (露天神社 お初天神)

The Tsuyu no Tenjinsha Shrine, which is located in the middle of a bustling area of Kita Ward, Osaka City, is reputed to have been built around the year 700. The Bunraku puppet drama “Sonezaki Shinju” was written by Chikamatsu Monzaemon about a tragic double suicide that occurred within the Shrine in 1703; as the name of the heroine of this drama was Ohatsu, the Shrine is now commonly referred to as the “Ohatsu Tenjin.” The Shrine is believed to be a good place to pray for success in business, safe journeys, or a good marriage, and as result it receives a large number of worshippers every day, particularly local shopkeepers and women. A flea market is held here on the first Friday of every month, and the Shrine is famous for its annual festival held in July each year.

place

Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Sonezaki 2-5-4 (Kita / Osaka Station / Umeda / YodoyabashiArea)

phone 0663110895
place

6:00-23:30
[company office] 9:00-18:00

Review of Tsuyunoten Shrine

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2020/03/26 Hidden Shrine
Tsuyuten shrine (Ohatsu-Tenjin) is a hidden spot located between buildings and built 1,300 years ago. It’s a historical and typical architecture of Japanese shrine.

We were there without any plan...
Reviewed:2020/02/20 The place for lovers
We had read about the story of the two star-crossed lovers, with destinies intertwined. We loved the romantic notion and we know that many lovers and young couples continue to be drawn here.
The...
Reviewed:2019/07/01 お初天神 Ohatu tenjin(Tsuyunoten Shrine)
梅田・新地辺りへ行く機会が減っても、何故か必ず毎年1回は通り掛かるお初天神。

通っていた短大も曽根崎心中の縁の地。
こないだまで気付きもせんかったけど。

繁華街の喧騒がふわっとなくなる空間で、結構好きなんだよね。

急に吹き抜けの広場に出た感じ。海底洞窟に急に光が差し込む空間みたいな感じ。

今は茅の輪くぐりの時期。
前も一度、この時期に通り掛かってお詣りして帰った。

あー、いっつも美人にな...

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Address
Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Sonezaki 2-5-4 [map]
Area
Kita / Osaka Station / Umeda / YodoyabashiArea
Phone
0663110895
Hours
6:00-23:30
[company office] 9:00-18:00
Closed
open everyday
Fees
Free
Parking Lot
Not available
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Not available
English Menu
Available
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Average budget
[Lunch] 1-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          While Osaka prefecture is the country's second smallest prefecture, its capital, Osaka City, is the country’s third-largest and arguably one of the most popular in the Kansai region thanks to its vibrant nightlife, the Osaka people’s openness, and its much-loved cuisine, which has earned it the nickname "the nation’s kitchen."