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Hozen-ji Temple

Open Now: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Open today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Nice little temple in a great neighbourhood

When walking through Hozenji we stumbled on Hozen-ji temple by accident. A nice little temple in a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Mossy Gods!

A small shrine in the middle of Dotonburi - easy to find, quaint and interesting. Pour a splash of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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1-2-16 Namba, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Matt K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When walking through Hozenji we stumbled on Hozen-ji temple by accident. A nice little temple in a great neighbourhood!

Thank oscarpetispas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small shrine in the middle of Dotonburi - easy to find, quaint and interesting. Pour a splash of water over the each of the deities as the locals do.

Thank AnushiaS3
Reviewed 15 August 2018

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

Thank stevesudjatmiko
Reviewed 22 May 2018

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

Thank Minako I
Reviewed 16 March 2018

This is a really small temple that is visited by many people so pray a little and take it all in. It's just off the busy street of Dotonburi and it's worth a visit.

Thank KuanWai
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Hozen-ji is a quiet oasis for contemplation, tucked away in the craziness of Namba. Be still and savor the atmosphere and peace.

1  Thank LordKelvin
Reviewed 18 January 2018

you can feel old time in japan. you can enjoy meotozenzai near this place. please visit hozenji yokotyou.

1  Thank koji3777
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Just off the hectic Dotombori/Namba area this little shrine is a little corner of calm in the ocean of chaos around it.

1  Thank Pwillholme
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

The small temple is hidden away from the hustle and bustle of the major shopping streets. People throw water on the statues which encourages moss to grow. A sweet little place to take a moment.

1  Thank NCtravelz
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