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Namba Yasaka Shrine

2-9-19 Motomachi Naniwa-ku, Osaka 556-0016, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6641-1149
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Awe-inspiring Ema-Den

I stayed at a guesthouse near Namba station and based on my google map research, it is only 12 mins... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Singapore, Singapore
Lion shrine

I visited many shrines while I was in Japan and this was the best and my favourite. A short walk... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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2-9-19 Motomachi Naniwa-ku, Osaka 556-0016, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6641-1149
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I stayed at a guesthouse near Namba station and based on my google map research, it is only 12 mins walk southwest from my guesthouse. I took 3 attempts to walk my way to the temple but every attempt ended up in another part of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited many shrines while I was in Japan and this was the best and my favourite. A short walk from Namba Station and the shopping malls in a residential area - which makes it a quiet and serene shrine. It looks amazing! Well worth...More

1  Thank Lynda_Ru
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I came for the design. I stayed to make a wish. I can't really say much, as this is pretty much just a shrine. 100 Yen Sushi nearby though.

1  Thank DaFriggenJedMan
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Not to far from Namba about 10 min walk but don't make a special trip to get here not much to see but still ok

2  Thank Abear88
Reviewed 1 June 2017

15 mins walk from Namba station to go to this shrine which is located in the residential area. I would say that its nothing much, just a special huge dragon head for you to take picture with. Its quite a quiet area so I guess...More

2  Thank aska215
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I visited this shrine as it was near my hotel. I walked from Kuromon Market, to Namba Parks, and to Namba Yasaka Shrine. The shrine is in a residential district and has few visitors on the day I was there. I would say a 10min...More

1  Thank zestndo
Reviewed 23 March 2017

There's not a whole heap to see here....the Lions Head Stage is the highlight.....but it is a sanctuary in the city nonetheless. We only spent about 10 minutes here and there was only one other family here at the time.....worth a look if you're in...More

2  Thank mafman74
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I came to view the lion head stage. It was pretty neat and the grounds of the shrine are small. It is located in the middle of a neighborhood and hard to find. I went on a wild goose chase looking for this place thanks...More

1  Thank mauiguy808
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

It is funny stage inside of the shrine. When I go the shrine, it was summer festival that kids were dancing with sticks! They are so cute!!! Also, some of steer food out there at the time

1  Thank erikamix
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

A beautiful little temple on one of the back streets close to Namba. The stage that is made inside a demons mouth is large and impressive. To the side of the scene there is a small temple. I don't think it's worth any larger detour...More

1  Thank DillerDude
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