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Sumiyoshi Taisha, Osaka
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For ages, the three enshrined Shinto gods at Sumiyoshi Taisha have protected the nation, people on sea voyages, and patrons of waka poetry. This grand Sumiyoshi-zukuri style shrine serves as headquarters of some 2,000 Sumiyoshi shrines scattered throughout Japan. Because of the three gods' purposes, the shrine is a pilgrimage site for students of military arts, mariners, and poets. Observe how locals swarm the place, especially during New Year's Eve, to make wishes and pray for prosperity. Examine the shrine's symbol--the vermilion-colored Taiko-bashi bridge--and simply relax in the serene ambience. To visit Sumiyoshi Taisha and other attractions in Osaka, use our Osaka vacation generator.
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  • Date of the first of the month (see Japanese calendar) is the first Dragon-Mairi. With lots of people, but there are a lot of people visit a month on this day to pray and also climb lots lined the shrine is usually also feel different. Street vendors have no difference and at the time of the so-called Festival, near the pickles, dried fish, cloth, hand-made goods, vegetables, confectionery, or come visit. Feel more if you examine the history more meaningful, but dated from the era
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  • Soon coming already has a very nice entry, where you can take a good picture, right after you find the bridge which in my opinion is the reason always have enough people in this temple.
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  • During the week of the sun shone out, raining until the eve of the lunar new year visit in the morning. Environment filled with cold air, many others are awesome. God effort Empress and the Sumiyoshi sanjin are enshrined here, but is the main shrine of Sumiyoshi-zukuri only Empress Jingu Shrine Chigi is in a pared-down but noticed I feel flattered. From the five major powers, only one Pebble, it in my wallet.
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  • Very nice Taisha. Have been coming here for years. New Years eve is very busy but a must if you're in the area.
  • Enjoyed the river and bridge peaceful surroundings and shrines of blessing and Shinto. Many japanese wedding and ceremonies will be held here. A Must-visit place when you're in Osaka.
  • Another one of the famous shrines in Osaka. A definite visit if you planned to see shrines during your visit. You also get to cross the Sorihashi bridge leading to the entrance.
  • Tangible darkness like an abyss.
  • Wonderful historic site, still in use today by locals. Charming location and grounds. The surrounding area is nice to stroll around, too.