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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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  • Shrine of Sumiyoshi shrines nationwide, is the God of the sea. Arched bridge, and the scenery is beautiful. Feel the environment many lanterns, old history, Ali. You can more likely to repeat many times, that we, having the memorabilia to collect stamps. This is the perfect place to enjoy a downtown Osaka by train staff from tennoji.
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  • Visited for the first time at the azalea's wife and his son. Kansai-style taste feel and signs is a historic shrine. I felt nonchalantly to the bow when passing in front of their neighbors, the appearance is amusing. There is close to Namba, close to station, shops around the station are opportunities or place you want to visit if you come.
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  • Walk from sakaisuji line Sumiyoshi Torii station, staff. It was much more spacious than I thought, a worthy shrine. The first book is up to no. 4 this Palace from Palace, in addition to a lot of companies. Legend has it that one species rental company had many children seems to be. Issunboshi was likely born here, there was a big bowl of ships.
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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.