Osaka Temmangu Shrine

Nicknamed “Tenman no Tenjin-san,” this Shinto shrine is dedicated to Sugawara no Michizane, the god of scholarship, and accordingly bustles with hordes of students during entrance examination season. Together with the Gion Festival in Kyoto and the Kanda Festival in Tokyo, the Tenjin Festival, held each year in July, is one of Japan’s three largest festivals. Throngs of tourists press close to watch the boats fireworks as well as the boats traveling to and fro on the river carrying sacred objects.

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Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Tenjimbashi 2-1-8
open everyday

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • Interesting Place
    3.0 Reviewed:2018.07.26
    Located near Tenjinbashi-suji shopping street, this place is very quiet but beautiful, A worth place to visit after you shopped around Tenjinbashi-suji shopping street. The closest station to...
  • Small But Interesting Shrine
    4.0 Reviewed:2018.06.05
    I was staying in a hotel not far from Osaka Tenmangu Shrine and had a couple hours in the afternoon to explore the area and neighborhood so I visited the shrine. Osaka Tenmangu Shrine, founded in the...
  • Nice quite hidden temple
    4.0 Reviewed:2018.04.20
    This is a very quiet hidden temple. Smaller in size than you’d expect but very nice stop. If you are in the area it’s definitely worth the stop.

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