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This Buddhist temple is located just north of the Tennoji Zoo and close to Shitennoji Temple. What... read more

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The Isshinji Temple is situated near the Osaka Zoo in the Tenoji Area. It is free to get in to and... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
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Buddha statues made from human ashes as a means of being able to worship the deceased openly
2-8-69 Tennohji-ku, Tennoji, Osaka 543-0062, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6771-0444
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Buddhist temple is located just north of the Tennoji Zoo and close to Shitennoji Temple. What immediately stands out are the modern artistic bronze statues over the entrance to the temple set on a modern lattice work of metal. The thing about this temple...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Stunning gold buddhas and thoughtful, peaceful areas this is an amazing place and with a visit for sure if in Osaka!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

The Isshinji Temple is situated near the Osaka Zoo in the Tenoji Area. It is free to get in to and is a great example of a Buddhist temple. There are numerous surrounding buildings and cemetary. Notable is the golden tower that sits atop the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

there is a temple here with monks inside who can pray for you, cant wear shoes inside the temple, lots of tourists here, there are cherry blossom trees here in march

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ang s
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I came across this interesting temple was walking around the Tennoji park. It was crowded with locals during this weekday. Very nice, peaceful temple grounds with an adjacent cemetery.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank DYA717
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We visited Shitennoji Temple and then headed to the Tsutenkaku Tower by walking when we stopped by this very crowded (yet no tourists!) temple with the two angry god statues looming large at the entrance. The temple was crowded but it was filled with locals...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

Located near the Municipal Museum of Fine Art, this is a Buddhist temple with a large cemetery surrounding it. Not all parts of the temple were open to the public while I was there and so I did not see the main building. It is...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Relatively younger than Shitenoji, this 'common people's temple' on one Saturday we were there, is noticeably much more lively and crowded as you can witness all live ceremonies on the making.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Teal70
Reviewed 27 March 2017

A little modern and a little classic Japanese temple. It's nice to visit this place, especially if you are fun of Japanese culture.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank wciekawychmiejscach
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We discovered this temple by accident, when we were heading to Nipponbashi from Shitennoji temple. We were welcomed by the two large statues at the entrance. Unlike other temples and shrines, this one was very peaceful and quiet (i.e less crowded). We only found out...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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