Japanese Temple Osaka

The oldest temple Shitennoji and around there.

投稿日:2017年9月27日 更新日:

The nearest station:

JR line Tennoji

Osaka subway line Tennoji (Midosuji line and Tanimachi line)

Recommended course

Tennoji Station → Shitennoji temple → Isshinji temple

→ Mt. Chausuyama → Tennoji Park →

Abeno Harukas 300 Observatory → Tennoji Station

(Time required: 4 hours)

Tennoji station

One of the terminal stations in Osaka.

Terminal Japan rail line (JR), Osaka city subway,

Kintetsu rail line, Hankai rail line.

There are some shopping malls.

Kintetsu department store and Mio shopping mall etc.

Shitennoji Temple


Address: 11-18, shitennoji 1-chome, Tennoji-ku, Osaka

First Japanese Temple in a Law. (Construction 593)

The building of this temple burned in World War 2 and was rebuilt about 24 years after War.

The arrangement of the building faithfully reproduced style of 1400 years old.

The stone torii gate.
The one behind the tori gate is the Saimon gate.


Let’s turn the wheel to right in the Saimon gate.
It is said to clean your mind.

 The free market is open on 21st and 22nd in every month.


Secondhand Kimono (silk 1000yen

Secondhand ceramics (500 yen~)

Isshinji Temple


Address: 8-69, Oosaka 2-chome, Tennoji-ku, Osaka

Construction 1185
Isshinji known as the Common People’s Temple.

There is the Okotsubutsu.

A statue of the Buddha made of the ashes of 200,000 people.
Traditional wooden architecture and Contemporary architecture are mixed.

Especially, The Nio Guardians statues have an impact.

Let’s visit Sanzen-butsudo hall, there is a big mural.

Address: 6-13, Oosaka 2-chome, Tennoji-ku, Osaka

 Mt. Chausuyama

Altitude 26 m. You have to walk about 1 minute.

You can get a certificate if you reach the top of the mountain.

It is sold in Isshinji Zonmudo-hall. (100 yen)

The hall is very close by there.

Address: 4-12, Oosaka 2-chome, Tennoji-ku, Osaka


Tennoji Park

Big park.

There is a Zoo and Osaka Municipal Museum of Art.

A good sightseeing point is the Japanese garden Keitaku-en.

(Admission fee: 150 yen)

Jihei Ogawa, who made this garden, was a famous gardener

in the Meiji period (About 120 years ago).

Jihei made the garden of Heian-jingu Shrine in Kyoto too.

Abeno Harukas 300 Observatory


Observatory 300m above ground.

(Admission fee: 1500 yen)

On a Sunny day, you can see Kyoto tower.

Night view is a sea of light.

(There is a special rest room. Let’s use 300m high toilet.)

If you do not want to pay, there is a low observatory space for free on 16F.

You can enjoy seeing the view of your day course from the 16F.

See you on our next trip!!

-Japanese Temple, Osaka



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