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Sanko Shrine, Osaka

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Sanko Shrine is a Shinto shrine on a hill named in Tennōji-ku, Osaka, Japan. It is notable for being the possible location of a legendary tunnel used during the 17th century Siege of Osaka.HistoryThe temple is said to have been built in the 5th century AD, during the reign of Emperor Hanzei. In the past it was also known as Himeyama Shrine, but has become more commonly known as the Sanko Shrine of Mt. Sanada. According to the shrine's history, the current head priest is the 86th head in the shrine's lineage.GroundsThere is a statue of Sanada Yukimura on the grounds in recognition of the belief that the area is the location of the Sanada Maru, a fortification defended by the Toyotomi clan during the 1614 Winter Campaign of the Siege of Osaka. Within the grounds of the shrine is the opening of a tunnel, the "Sanada-no Nuke-ana", that is said to have connected the Sanada Maru to Osaka Castle during the siege. The number of worshippers visiting the shrine has increased dramatically since the shrine has been featured in the 2016 NHK taiga drama Sanada Maru. However, recent research by Yoshihiro Senda, Professor of Archeology and President of Nara University, concluded that the Sanada Maru was likely located several hundred metres away from the shrine. Senda further found that the tunnel on the shrine's grounds is not the legendary passage, but more likely a trench dug by the attacking Maeda forces.
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  • April 19, 2017
    Not most people visit the cherry blossom season also ended up on weekday afternoons, and Taiga drama boom is very quiet Sanko shrine. There is a long time, but returned to the original Sanko shrine.
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  • April 19, 2017
    Sanko shrine (Instruction shrine) is a Shinto shrine located in Tamatsukuri Honmachi, Osaka, Osaka, tennoji-Ku, vizier Mountain Park, the only Amaterasu-reading respect and respects. According to the 0/1661 (1661) once beside the sickle Yahata in the southeast of the current location moved to and is said 0/1706 (1706) reverted again to its present location. Once called "Princess shrine", the area was known as "Hime-no-Matsubara". Rikuzen-country famous for Miyagi-gun aoso of God sealed the paralytic (present Miyagi Prefecture, Sendai city miyagino-Ku) of Sanko shrine (present aoso shrine) became better known, then. Stating that the Sanko shrine to co in 0/1882 (1882), "Osaka attractions Germany guide' is written and, before that becomes a shrine. 0/1908 (1908), the Princess shrine and enshrined within companies and Sanko shrine, Sanko shrine and has changed its name. Worship the God of the three pillars from 3 pillar shrine and it is said that even the Moon shrine,. Ensconced in the hills are the Prime Minister called the Sanada mountain. Dug until this loophole from Osaka Castle during the siege of Sanada Yukimura, Sanada-Maru out Castle Osaka Castle once said, remains under the building. Statue of Sanada Yukimura Kuroda folding screen painted in the precinct-based. Is said loophole that remains, according to Yoshihiro Senda is not made by Sanada Yukimura, likely traces of Sanada-Maru attacked Maeda military trenches. Location: Osaka, Osaka, tennoji-Ku, Tamatsukuri-Honmachi
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  • February 12, 2017
    Yukari Sanada-Maru of tour I went to Sanko shrine by. Can I go in both rail and subway, Metro is recommended. I felt close to some. Yukari Sanada-Maru ground only and it was crowded.
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  • March 8, 2016
    The shrine looks old and holy.love to visit it.
  • July 15, 2017
    靜謐的神社,很少參拜者,位於玉造駅2號出口。 這裡據說有一個洞穴在當年可以直接通往大阪城~ 真田丸巡禮😊
  • January 7, 2017
    The shrine from Tamatsukuri station, located in Prime Park 4 minutes away. Was told once was here until loopholes from Sanada-Maru from Castle of Osaka Castle and Osaka Castle. But most likely traces of trenches dug to avoid the gun Maeda army now advances research of Sanada-Maru, Sanada-Maru attacked. In fact trench shield on the Tokugawa side, though this is spreading the fame of Sanada-Maru has changed or your environment is decorated nebuta Festival, the bronze statue of Sanada Yukimura. Also remains Sanada mountain place names in the area, so constant to Sanada nobushige locals respect. 1/7/2017 first visit
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  • April 9, 2017
    Conductor from Tamatsukuri station 5 minutes walk, can go is a bit confusing, so I asked station, kind, I had to explain, [map].
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  • November 6, 2016
    Sanko shrine isn't Sanada-Maru track. It is a site of Kaga Maeda forces. Is said loophole and tombs dug Maeda won. I'm making stone wall at the entrance to plausible, but previously did not. It is nice to feel the romance of history, historical evidence does not recognize as a historical fact, the truth will look like.
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