Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine


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DESTINATIONS japan osaka Do & See Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine

Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine

The Samiyoshi Taisha Shrine is one of Japan’s oldest shrines and it is registered as a National Treasure. Many events are staged at this historical location. Every year on New Year´s day, a large crowd gathers at the shrine to celebrate.

Do & See

Shinsaibashi is the popular shopping area, Soemoncho is the entertainment neighbourhood and Dotombori is packed with theatres and restaurants. Here, you will come across the Shin-Kabukiza Theatre and the famous National Bunraku Puppet Theatre. Further south is the Shinsekai ward, where you cannot miss the 103-metre Tsutenkaku Tower, a recognised landmark of Osaka.