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Namba Yasaka Shrine

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Worth a quick teip

This is quite an impressive structure and photos don’t really do it justice. It really quite huge... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charliedixon1317
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London, United Kingdom
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It is worth the detour to make a nice photo

The shrine is located about 10 minutes walking from Namba Station. Take exit 32. The Lion Head is... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2019
Hans N
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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2-9-19 Motomachi Naniwa-ku, Osaka 556-0016, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you can some time to spare, you can head over to this Shrine for some nice pictures. It is quite different from the other shrines. We went during spring and there were 2 cherry trees in bloom. The place is quite small though.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank donutstravels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is quite an impressive structure and photos don’t really do it justice. It really quite huge. Nice to have a quick wander round but there’s nothing else near by

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Charliedixon1317
Reviewed April 16, 2019

The Shrine has a building structure worth taking photo. It is a very peaceful place. Other than that the place is small so it will not take a lot of time from your itinerary. Worth to visit

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nbzm
Reviewed April 8, 2019

Namba Yasaka Shrine is a very unusual shape of a lion’s head. It is a very small shrine, but worth the visit to see year unique structure to take a picture.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank SJMar
Reviewed April 3, 2019

Namba Yasaka Shrine is well known for the unique shape of the shrine, and this provides an excellent photo for those interested. All I ask is that you remain respectful of the shrine while there.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lemontea22
Reviewed March 30, 2019

Leave your wish there! It is worth to write your wish on a wooden plate and leave it on the altar! Even if you do not believe in such things - an interesting memory!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 29, 2019

Definitely go out of your way to go here! This shrine is really unique, the large lion head is amazing! It takes a little weaving in and around the city streets but it is worth it!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sarah C
Reviewed March 25, 2019

The shrine is located about 10 minutes walking from Namba Station. Take exit 32. The Lion Head is not the real shrine but you can make great photos or selfies there. The picure alone is worth the detour

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Hans N
Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

It doesn’t require long, since you will se most of it already in the photos here. It’s probably not worth it if it’s out of the way, but if you are around 1 km away, worth a stop

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DonCesar
Reviewed March 20, 2019

It's a small shrine on the minor road. If you like to see some thing unique and special AND has time to kill, yes, why not ? you may skip it. It's about 10-15 min walk to Takashimaya mall area (at Namba station) and probably...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank PH983
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