We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 2-21-47 Osu, Naka-ku, Nagoya 460-0011, Aichi Prefecture
Name/address in local language
Phone Number: +81 52-231-6525
Website
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Book In Advance
More Info
US$686.85*
and up
Private Nagoya Custom One Day Tour by Chartered Vehicle
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 225 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 10
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
One of the 3 most important Shrines in Japan

A fantastic wooden structure in a fast and wide Park. If I would have come i would even have seen the emperor visiting. I got the experience of a priest praying for my Business... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 August 2016
Eduard H
,
Kobe, Japan
Add Photo Write a Review

225 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 35: English reviews
Level Contributor
70 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is nice place to chill after the busy Osu shopping street and in case you're tired of all the Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. Just behave politely there, because although it is also tourist place, it's still a holy place

Helpful?
Thank Michael N
Bangkok, Thailand
Level Contributor
166 reviews
103 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Pigeons! There are many pigeons here. They are really cute and friendly (they didn't fly away when you come closer.) You can buy the pigeon food for 50 yen.

Helpful?
Thank Ltp_BKK
Hong Kong, China
Level Contributor
136 reviews
89 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

The temple is by the entrance to the Osu shopping street. There are other temples inside the area but at a much smaller scale.

Helpful?
Thank D8490IValicec
Kobe, Japan
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

A fantastic wooden structure in a fast and wide Park. If I would have come i would even have seen the emperor visiting. I got the experience of a priest praying for my Business success, a little costly but worth the 6000 yen.

Helpful?
Thank Eduard H
Bangkok, Thailand
Level Contributor
240 reviews
162 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

It is located close to a subway station of the same name. It is a buddhist temple but it is quite small though. It is located next to the shopping arcade.

Helpful?
Thank Itthinan A
Honolulu, Hawaii
Level Contributor
38 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Look at the calendar for the one day swap meet, you will not regret it! You can find vintage stuff like Kimonos, toys, trinkets galore! Definitely adds value before you enter Osu to go shopping!

Helpful?
Thank jay22200
Level Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This time i visited Osu kannon for its Tezutsu(handheldfireworks) It was stunning! The way they do it with courage and pride for their tradition is really something. I went there around 6pm but the festival already started during morning, they have lots of events going on from morning to evening. Food stalls and restaurants were also available anywhere and you... More 

Helpful?
Thank Nampei M
Level Contributor
21 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

This place has lots of attraction, sometimes they have food stands close by very convenient. Close to the subway station not hard to find.

Helpful?
Thank Elisabeth C
Level Contributor
109 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful temple in city, but it is a bit strange that everyone is pricing which not seen in my own country. However, the overall atmosphere was nice.

Helpful?
Thank joshuah378
Finland
Level Contributor
188 reviews
110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

A handsome temple next to Osu Kannon subway station and an entrance to Osu shopping arcade. Rather impressive temple right in the middle of a busy area is something different from Kyoto temples that are located away from the city centre. This time the temple yard had no extras, but earlier we have visited it during a flea market: I... More 

Helpful?
Thank Eric_Greeney

Travellers who viewed Hoshoin / Osukannon also viewed

Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture
Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture
 

Been to Hoshoin / Osukannon? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Hoshoin / Osukannon staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?