【Shrines and Temples within 10 Minutes Walk from Stations】Increase Your Luck in Power Spots In Osaka!

Visit Northern Osaka(Osaka Station・Umeda) area

Osaka Tenmangu

Osaka Tenmangu is familiar to Japanese people with a nickname "Tenma-no-Tenjinsan".
This place is visited by many people around entrance exam season to pray for god of studies, "Sugawara-no-Michizane".
"Toryu-mon" inside the shrine is known as a sacred gate for social success and promotions. During the exam season this place will be open to public to pray for success in examination by walking through the gate. (Entrance ticket will be required to walk through the gate. The ticket will be provided to people bought good luck charm)

Sumiyoshi Taisha

The Grand Head Shrine of the many Sumiyoshi-Taisha Shrines throughout Japan in located in Sumiyoshi-ward, Osaka.
There are many architectures and cultural properties preserved as national treasures and important cultural properties.
Also many historical sightseeing spots are located inside the shrine site over 99100 ㎡.
View from Sorihashi bridge on your way to the main shrine building is beautiful and it is said you can get purified by just crossing the bridge.

Ikukunitama Jinja

The main palace was built in a unique architectural style "Ikutama-zukuri".
It is prayed for varieties of gods such as the guardians for women, god of performance, victory, and constructions etc.
You can enjoy the nature in Osaka City while walking the pathway to the shrine "Ikutama-Mairi Road".
"Ikutama Matsuri Festival", one of the best three festivals in Osaka is held 11th and 12th July every year.

Horikoshi Jinja

"Horikoshi-san is a god can make your wish come true once in your life". This is said from old times about here "Horikoshi Shrine" and many prayers visits from all over Japan.
This is a historical shrine was built as a guardian of Shitenno-ji by Shotoku-Taishi.
If you were feeling unlucky recently, why don't you visit and touch a sacred tree inside this shrine?
It might share some luck with you!


Houzenji is especially famous for Nishimukai Fudo Myoo, as known as "Mizukake Fudo-san"
Fudo-san is covered by a thick layer of moss since every prayers pour water over the statue to make a wish.
On east and west side of this temple there are two food districts called "Houzenji Yokocho". Varieties of Japanese foods and okonomiyaki restaurants are standing in a line.

Nearest station 【Osaka Tenmangu】5 minutes walk from JR Tozai Line「Osaka Tenmangu Station /【Sumiyoshi Taisha】1 minute walk from Nankai Main Line「Sumiyoshi Taisha Station」/【Ikukunitama Jinja】3 minutes walk from OsakaMetro Tanimachi Line「Tanimachi Kyu-chome Station」/【Horikoshi Jinja】6 minutes walk from 「Tennoji Station」(from any line)/【Houzenji】4 minutes walk from「Namba Station」(From any line)