Osaka Shrines, Temples and Castles

Sumiyoshi Taisha


Sumiyoshi-taisha (住吉大社), or the Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine, is Osaka's most famous shrine. It is the headquarters of over 2000 Shinto shrines [...]

Sumiyoshi Taisha2018-07-09T11:36:49+00:00

Minoo Park


Minoo Park (箕面公園) is a popular day trip from Osaka, a great place to go hiking or enjoy some local [...]

Minoo Park2018-07-09T11:58:49+00:00

Shitennoji Temple


If all the lights of downtown Osaka get too much, head to Shitennoji Temple, the oldest temple in Japan. It's very [...]

Shitennoji Temple2018-08-08T09:21:05+00:00

Osaka Castle


Osaka Castle is a recently rebuilt castle in central Osaka.  There is a large park surrounding the complex, plus a [...]

Osaka Castle2018-08-08T09:24:18+00:00