Founded 1,400 years ago by Prince Shotoku. The first Buddhist temple to receive national oversight and financial support from the nation. Shitennoji Temple also holds numerous national treasures and Important Cultural Properties among the relics from the time of its founding.
Founded in 593 in order to save the souls of all people and bring peace to the nation. It is also a sample of Japan's oldest architectural style. The 21st (Daishi-e) and 22nd (Taishi-e) act as temple festival days. In addition to religious rituals, antique shops and other vendor stalls also draw…
One of the oldest temples in Japan. Shitennoji (四天王寺, Shitennōji) is one of Japan's oldest temples and the first ever to be built by the state. It was founded in 593 by Prince Shotoku, who supported the introduction of Buddhism into Japan.
“There is a rose garden in the park, which is at its best viewed in mid-May and mid-October. It is lit up in winter and is full of spectators. Osaka Metro Midosuji Line･Keihan Railway「Yodoyabashi」、Osaka Metro Sakaisuji Line･Keihan Railway「Kitahama」Exit 1 公園内にはバラ園があり、5月中旬と10月中旬に見ごろを迎えます。 冬にはライトアップもなされ、見物客で賑わいます。 Osaka Metro御堂筋線･京阪電車「淀屋橋駅」、Osaka Metro堺筋線･京阪電車「北浜駅」1号出口すぐ”
Point of Interest
“A five-minute walk east of Osaka Station, this theatre stages nō (stylised dance-drama) shows about twice a month. Look for the relief of a nō actor holding a fan on the facade.”
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“A symbol of Naniwa, also known as the Eiffel Tower of Osaka. On the 5th floor, there is an observatory with a view of Osaka, and a statue of Biriken, a god that is said to bring good luck to those who stroke the bottom of its feet.”
“The tallest skyscraper in Japan with an observation deck. The observation deck is called "Harukas 300" and occupies the building's top three floors (floors 58 to 60). A souvenir shop and restrooms with views are also available. ”
“At this spacious, wooden-table-filled cafe you can grab a light meal or quick coffee pick-me-up while exploring Kita. The menu features pizzas, pastas, risottos and salads, with some vegetarian-friendly options (let them know what you don't eat). There's no English menu, but there are pictures and 'pasta lunch' or 'pizza lunch' will get your point across. ”