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While in Dotonbori, we walked the narrow lanes and stumbled upon the Hozenji-temple. As we were there in the morning, there were no crowds. The temple is a small neat place and it was a unique experience seeing the moss covered Buddha statue.
This temple was once famous for one Japanese popular song. Famous but not so attractive to dare to come. Site and buildng are not so large considering its prestige. If you anticipate typical Japanese traditional temple as those in Nara or Kyoto, might cause some...More
In the small narrow streets near the main hectic parts of Dotonburi is this peaceful little shrine. It is a nice place to come make merit. You can splash water on the mossy statue of the buddhist spirit representing discipline and firm moral character. The...More
I was asking around for this temple. A couple of young Japanese who apparently lived nearby were checking their GPS to help me find the temple even though it turned out to be juts 200 meters away.
But I was happy to visit this small...More
Today (May 22, 2018 around 17:00), i visited the place 2 have been impressed by its serene appeal. A nice spot to understand the spirit of Japan = calm/harmony is the best - the statue is located just among the hustle-bustle Namba, while emanating such...More