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Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine

2-9-89 Sumiyoshi, Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka 558-0045, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6672-0753
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Built prior to the influx of Buddhist architecture, this shrine - one of the oldest in Japan - exemplifies a purely Japanese style design.
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  • Very good52%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
2-9-89 Sumiyoshi, Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka 558-0045, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6672-0753
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Each shrine in Japan has its own character and beauty. Another wonderful experience with our heritage.

Thank Sheri K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another peaceful shrine basically located in the middle of a huge city. A perfect escape to unwind and relax in the peace and tranquility of the Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine. Big orange bridge is the centre piece with beautiful picture opportunities. A lovely place to calmly...More

Thank glenellis16
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We visited this shrine in end July. There were some ceremonies on going when we got there. There were also many food and game stalls. It was a wonderful experience to get to know more about Japanese culture. Worth a visit.

Thank vwyfung
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We enjoyed celebrating new year with the local Japanese in this Shrine. We arrived around 10pm and joined a big crowd of people strolling around the stalls selling food and authentic Japanese stall game. I enjoyed catching the fishes with a tissue net and picking...More

Thank vtshai
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This shrine is within a short walk from the station by the same name. And is almost visible from the station! The arch bridge curving over a long pond is beautiful. The best spot for a picture of thos bridge is not on the bridge,...More

1  Thank HotEarth
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Part of the cruise ship excursion was to go to this Shrine Park. This is actually a collection of several shrines, some founded in the year 211. A beautiful arched bridge, garden and architecture can be appreciated here. However do not take picture of the...More

Thank DERtravels
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Same another Shrine in Japan. Just a place that the Japanese like to visit, culture of them and quiet place.

Thank maleehua
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Good place to visit. Nice and peaceful temple. Praying in Japanese way. Take a cab from Tennojiekimae cost around 200 yen.

Thank Uyen T
Reviewed 22 June 2017

If you want to escape the city come and visit here. It is a peaceful place to visit and no cost to enter. Wander around the shinto shrine and enjoy the surrounds. Good picture opportunities. It is still an active place of worship for Japanese....More

1  Thank Kylie S
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This whole site was wonderful not only to see but experience. There certainly wasn't a crowd there but enough worshippers to see various rituals 'displayed' and get a feeling for how the shrine is important and integrated into everyday life. We were lucky and had...More

13  Thank paug178
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Vanessa S
6 June 2017|
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Response from mat_mak | Reviewed this property |
Yes. This shrine is not strict to shoot pics.
Chin Y
17 November 2016|
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Response from JLOW111 | Reviewed this property |
Half an hour is plenty, there is very little to see.
13 November 2015|
Response from PagesofTravel | Reviewed this property |
What type of luggage do you have? I don't remember there specifically being any lockers in the facility but there may be some in the Sumiyoshi Taisha station that is within walking distance! If you have a backpack you will... More