Beautiful temple in the heart of Dotonbori. Many locals and tourists stopping to say a prayer and splash the mossy monks; fantastic experience
This small temple is hard to find - but so unique it's worth it.
a very nice tucked away little spot where locals come to pray, has a warmth to it.
A wonderful place for pause, prayer, and reflection - just a few steps off the main walkways where the crowds and loud shops of Dotombori are usually found
A tiny shrine located in the heart of Osaka which is part of the attraction that and the tradition of throwing water in the statue which is the reason for the covering in moss.
A special temple located in the center of Dotonbori. The Acala statue is filled with moss since believers will drip the statue with water after making a wish. Photos were took in midnight. You can access the temple 24/7, although there is a office hours for this temple.
A small interesting temple in the middle of the shopping street. What's interesting is that the statue is fully covered with moss. When praying simply bath the 3 statues with water, there is a place beside it to wash before praying as usual too.
A small hidden shinto shrine in the middle of a busy Osaka downtown area. Unique moss grown altar with a very curious backstory. Tourists have no idea this place exists so it's mostly locals. Enjoy the peace.
Small little temple, worth visiting if you are at Dontonburi, few min walk from Glico running man.
Just a small temple. Here you can take your fortune. If you stay near namba or looking around dotonburi, give a brief moment to visit Hozenji Temple.
This is truly one hidden gem. In the middle of the busy city, you will find this serene temple with beautiful statues.