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Hokoku-jinja Shrine豊国神社

Shrine

This Shinto shrine is located right next to Sakura-mon Gate on the grounds of Osaka Castle. Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Hideyori and Hidenaga are all enshrined here. This shrine is well known for life advancement because of Toyotomi Hideyoshi rising from commoner to ruler. Worshippers pray at the shrine but they also hold wedding ceremonies. Visitors can also purchase omamori protection charms with the Toyotomi family crest or motifs of gourds, and ema wishing tags with a picture of Toyotomi Hideyoshi sittings barefoot.

place

Osaka Osakashi Chuou-ku Osakajou 2-1 (Osaka Castle / Kyobashi / Eastern Osaka CityArea)

phone 0669410229
place

Freedom of worship
[Destination place] 9:00-17:00

Review of Hokoku Shrine

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/12/03 Part of the Osakajo park.
Has the statue in honor of a samurai warrior. Very serene place. simple yet exudes respect for the person. may take you quite a walk around but if the climate is cool then it is okay.
Reviewed:2017/12/17 Nice
This was a beautiful area to walk around and right next the the castle, talk about two birds with one stone.
Reviewed:2017/03/31 Hidden gem!
This shrine is right across the Osaka Castle entry. Worthwhile to visit! Plus, a great place to take photos and see cherry blossoms.

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Details

Address
Osaka Osakashi Chuou-ku Osakajou 2-1 [ map ]
Area
Osaka Castle / Kyobashi / Eastern Osaka CityArea
Phone
0669410229
Hours
Freedom of worship
[Destination place] 9:00-17:00
Closed
open everyday
Fees
Free
Parking Lot
Not available
Credit Card
Not available

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