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Hōzen-ji Temple, Osaka

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In the midst of a bustling city and neon lights, Hōzen-ji Temple offers some quiet respite. Founded in 1637 by a monk named Kinnun, the temple honors the god of fury, Fudomyoo. Devotees come to worship and splash the deity, resulting in a thick layer of soft moss covering the statue. A stone-paved alley surrounds the small shrine, while numerous restaurants, pubs, and bars nearby keep the ambiance vibrant. Highlights include a stone tablet and signs with haiku poems by artists and poets who used to frequent the area. See Hōzen-ji Temple and all Osaka has to offer by arranging your trip with our Osaka trip itinerary planner.
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  • 法善寺橫丁是條非常有古味的巷子, 紅燈籠與石板路,讓夜晚拜訪的我們有回到古大阪的錯覺.這裡的巷子內聚集了許多居酒屋、串燒、相撲鍋等餐廳 在心齋橋逛累了,或是道頓堀吃膩了 都可以轉進來換個風格,品嚐濃濃古意中的日式料理  more »
  • Clause-subset of the remaining Buddha that you can wish for in a place like (?) Wishing the tourists and people of baptism is always sandwiched on top of a stone Buddha Moss.
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  • 供奉不動明王的寺廟位於法善寺町內,四周比鄰商店和民宅巷弄,很特別的位置,祈求平安好運和幸福的不動明王寺廟是用水潑灑或澆淋在神像上,所以神像上布滿青苔,很是特別,若是逛街購物行程結束時,有機會也可前往參拜喔!!!  more »
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  • A small temple in the heart of a shopping district. Check put tje algae covered statue in its center.
  • This is not just another temple. Hidden but right in the middle of the city. Very compact and unique. Don't forget to water the moss growing all over the statues!
  • It was a very unique temple situated in the middle of an Osakan shopping arcade. Cool to see people say a pray as they stop.
  • Sight-seeing will be better at night. A place to clear mind and soul.
  • Beautiful hide place, great for a perfect photo