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Hozen-ji Temple

1-2-16 Namba, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6211-4152
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minami

you can feel old time in japan. you can enjoy meotozenzai near this place. please visit hozenji... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
koji3777
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Osaka, Japan
Serenity in Chaos

Just off the hectic Dotombori/Namba area this little shrine is a little corner of calm in the... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Pwillholme
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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1-2-16 Namba, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
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+81 6-6211-4152
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Reviewed 4 days ago

you can feel old time in japan. you can enjoy meotozenzai near this place. please visit hozenji yokotyou.

Thank koji3777
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Just off the hectic Dotombori/Namba area this little shrine is a little corner of calm in the ocean of chaos around it.

Thank Pwillholme
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

The small temple is hidden away from the hustle and bustle of the major shopping streets. People throw water on the statues which encourages moss to grow. A sweet little place to take a moment.

Thank NCtravelz
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a traditional temple close to Dotonbori. If you need a break from all the shopping you can drop in. There is a unique moss covered statue there which is the stuff of local legend.

Thank Angela L
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Tucked away in the extremely busy dotonburi area of namba this temple brings a feel of Kyoto to suburban osaka. It's nice small temple suggested by cobbled streets and lots of restaurants. Make an offering at the moss covered statue for your wishes to come...More

Thank BrianTaylor9
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Just hidden at the back of Dontonbori a little spot of peacefulness in the middle of a very busy city. Very nice great for photos. Nice to learn the right things to do in order to be respectful and pray properly

Thank Abear88
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We visited as it was near our restaurant we had booked. There were many locals and it was interesting to see the rituals that they performed.

Thank Fiona C
Reviewed 8 May 2017

If you are exploring around and want to see something unique and local I recommend to you to visit it.

Thank mark2001spe
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Went there because it is near our restaurant where we need to kill half an hour to our reservation. Interesting statue covered in green growth.

Thank MaximusCruiser
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Lovely little temple in a back street off Dotonbori with the apparently novel feature of a Buddha covered in grass or moss, which worshippers bless by tossing a small bucket of water over. Easy to visit if you're in the area of Dotonbori.

Thank Andrew C
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