Sumiyoshi Taisha ❶ (Taikobashi)

Nyankos
Hi! I’m Nyankos.
Nyankos
I will guide about Sumiyoshi Taisha in the south of Osaka city this time.
Sumiyoshi Taisha “God of the sea”

Sumiyoshi Taisha “God of the sea”

Nyankos
Sumiyoshi Taisha is one of the most famous shrines in Japan.
The god of Sumiyoshi is believed as “God of the sea”.
Chloe
Wow! “God of the sea”
Nyankos
Sumiyoshi Taisha is the head of approximately 2,300 Sumiyoshi shrines throughout Japan.
At the beginning of each year, more than 2 million worshippers visit the shrine.
Chloe
2 million worshippers !!

Where is the location of Sumiyoshi Taisha?

Chloe
Where is the place?
Nyankos
For example, it is a Sumiyoshi Taisha shrine from Tennoji Station and it is a 16-minute tram ride.
Chloe
Really? It is close to Tennoji.
Tram (Hankai Tramway)

Tram (Hankai Tramway)

Chloe
From which station?
Nyankos
Tennoji Ekimae station.
Station Name: Tennoji Ekimae

Station Name: Tennoji Ekimae

Nyankos
It is near Abeno Harukas.
Abeno Harukas at noon

Abeno Harukas at noon

Chloe
I see.

Entrance of Sumiyoshi Taisha

Nyankos
Let’s go to Sumiyoshi Torii Mae by tram.
Nyankos
The detailed route map is on the official website.
Chloe
It’s fun to run through the town.
Nyankos
Uh-huh.it is the only streetcar in Osaka.
Arriving at Sumiyoshi Torii Mae station soon

Arriving at Sumiyoshi Torii Mae station soon

Chloe
Really? Oh.We arrived?
Nyankos
Yes, this is Sumiyoshi Torii Mae station.
Sumiyoshi Torii Mae Station Full picture

Sumiyoshi Torii Mae Station Full picture

Chloe
It is a very simple station.
Station Name: Sumiyoshi Torii Mae

Station Name: Sumiyoshi Torii Mae

Nyankos
We get off the front door.
Arrived at Sumiyoshi Torii Mae Station

Arrived at Sumiyoshi Torii Mae Station

Nyankos
This is the entrance of Sumiyoshi Taisha.
Chloe
It is very close from the station.
Nyankos
It’s 10 seconds on foot.😁
Entrance of Sumiyoshi Taisha

Entrance of Sumiyoshi Taisha

Chloe
What is written about this?
Nyankos
It is festival information.
Festival information

Festival information

Chloe
What is written about this?
Nyankos
This is the guide board of Sumiyoshi Taisha.
Guide board of Sumiyoshi Taisha (only Japanese)

Guide board of Sumiyoshi Taisha (only Japanese)

Nyankos
Go ahead and you will see the Sumiyoshi-zukuri architecture.
Go ahead and you will see the Sumiyoshi-zukuri architecture.

Sumiyoshi-zukuri architecture.

Sorihashi Bridge (Taikobashi) – Front

Chloe
Wow! That’s great!!!
Sorihashi Bridge (also known as Taiko Bridge)

Sorihashi Bridge (also known as Taiko Bridge)

Chloe
Beautiful!!!
Nyankos
Cool.
Sorihashi Bridge (Taikobashi) – Front left

Sorihashi Bridge (Taikobashi) – Front left

Origin of Sumiyoshi Taisha etc. (only Japanese)

Origin of Sumiyoshi Taisha etc. (only Japanese)

Nyankos
There is a map of Sumiyoshi Taisha.
It is also on the official website.
ENGLISH: Sumiyoshi Taisha
Map of Sumiyoshi Taisha (Japanese and English)

Map of Sumiyoshi Taisha (Japanese and English)

Sorihashi Bridge (Taikobashi) – In the middle of the bridge

Chloe
Let’s climb the bridge.
Chloe
Wow! Beautiful!!!
Taikobashi In the middle of the bridge - front

Taikobashi In the middle of the bridge – front

Taikobashi In the middle of the bridge - left side

Taikobashi In the middle of the bridge – left side

Taikobashi In the middle of the bridge - back

Taikobashi In the middle of the bridge – back

Taikobashi In the middle of the bridge - right side

Taikobashi In the middle of the bridge – right side

pine tree

pine tree

Information on Sumiyoshi Taisha

Address
2-9-89 Sumiyoshi, Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka 558-0045
Fees
Entrance is free.
Hours
April to September 6:00 to 17:00
October to March   6:30 to 17:00
(The souvenir shop is open from 9:00 to 17:00. No fixed holidays.)
read more
Tel
06-6672-0753
Official website
ENGLISH: Sumiyoshi Taisha
JAPANESE: Sumiyoshi Taisha
※The Japanese version of the web has a lot of information.

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2018.10.18