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[Must-visit place for Temple Enthusiasts!] The five-storey pagoda and many historical buildings are breathtaking! Let's visit "Shitenno-ji" which was erected by Prince Shotoku.

Table of Contents for this Article



1,Basic Information about Shitenno-ji
2,Useful Information about Shitenno-ji
3,Introduction to the Grounds of Shitenno-ji
4,Photos of Shitenno-ji
5,Access Information to Shitenno-ji


1,Basic Information about Shitenno-ji



四天王寺の五重塔

Name: Waso-Shitenno-ji
English in English: WASO-SOHONZAN SHITENNO-JI
Prefecture: Osaka prefecture
Area: Osaka city (Tennoji / Abeno)
Address: 1-11-18 Shitennoji, Tennoji-ku, Osaka city, Osaka prefecture
Telephone Number: 06-6771-0066
Closed day: None
Hours of Admission:

●Temple・Centeral monastery・Garden
・April ~ September
8:30~16:30
※21st of every month / During a ceremony 8:00~17:00
・October to March
8:30~16:00
※21st of every month / During a ceremony (except October)8:00~16:30
※October 21st / During a ceremony 8:00~17:00

●Rokujido
8:30~18:00
※21st of every month / During a ceremony 8:00~18:00

■For visiting the temple
24 hours
※ The gates of Shitenno-ji open 24 hours.

Prices:

●Central monastery
Adults/¥300
High school ・University student /¥200
Elementary ・Middle school ・Infants / Free

■Garden
Adults /¥300
High school ・ University/¥200
Elementary ・ Middle school /¥200
Infants /Free

■Treasure Museum
Adults /¥500
High school ・University/¥300
Elementary・Middle school・Infants/Free

Parking: Available
※Meter Parking is near the South gate of Shitenno-ji and in the neighbourhood

Official Website: http://www.shitennoji.or.jp/


2,Useful Information about Shitenno-ji



Less than 10 minute walk from the station:◯
Accompanied by: Friends/ Family / Date/ Alone
Staff who can speak a foreign language: Unknown
Free Wi-Fi: Unknown
Estimated visitation time:Approximately 30 minutes ~


3,Introduction of the grounds of Shitenno-ji



the map of Shitenno-ji
Source by: Shitenno-ji/http://www.shitennoji.or.jp/admission.html

Introduction of the buildings and facilities



Buildings and facilities need admission fee : Center cathedral (Chushin-garan), Garden, Treasure House
All the facilities in the grounds of Shitenno-ji:

●Rokujiraisando/important cultural propety
●Kameido
●Ganzandaishi/important cultural propety
●Jizou-san
●Mishin-do
●Taishi-do
●Hotei-do
●Daikoku-do
●Eirei-do
●Amida-do
●Manto-in
●Kiyuujimabenten-do
●Kitakane-do
●Minamikane-do
●Taiokoro
●Taishi-den
●Okutaishi-den
●Kei-do
●E-do
●Bansho-do
●Ushiomikoto
●Koshin-do
●Tanseidoinsei-do-ato
●Shokudo-ato
●Kameifudo-son

Chushingaran (Central monastery)
●Ko-do
●Kon-do
●Gojuno-to(five-storey pagoda)
●Chu-mon
●Seiju-mon

Buildings
●Ishibutai / important cultural property
●Ishitorii / important cultural property
●Goraku-mon
●Nandai-mon
●Naikotsusousai-to
●Shitenno-ji Reien

Facilities
●Treasure house
●Nokeijo
●Waro-do

Honbo
●Gochiko-in / important cultural property
●Gokurakujodo-no-niwa
●Kyaku-den entrance
●Honbouyuyahojo / important cultural property

Facilities Information of Shitenno-ji
http://www.shitennoji.or.jp/map.html


4,Photos of Shitenno-ji



A lot of important cultural properties exist in the grounds of Shitenno-ji, also there are many historical buildings and monuments. Please visit each buildings and look them carefully.

Chushingaran(central monastery)



central monastery of Shitenno-ji
View of the central monastery

five-storey pagoda
Gojyunoto (five story pagoda)

corridor of central monastery
The corridor of central monastery

ko-do in central monastery
The auditorium

Kon-do
Kon-do

Historical Buildings and the view of Shitenno-ji



Ishi-torii in Shitenno-ji
Ishitorii

Hotei-do, the Osaka's Seven Deities of Good Luck
Hoteido

Statue of Kongorikishi
The statue of Kongorikishi

Nio-mon in Shitenno-ji
Niou-gate

Ishi-butai, the important cultural property
Ishibutai(stone stage)

Amida-do
Amidado

Ganzandaishi-do
Ganzandaishi-do

Hon-bo
Hon-bo

Kiyuujima benten-do
Kiyuujima benten-do

Daishi-den
Taishi-den

Okudaishi-den
Okutaishi-den

Taikoro
Taiko-ro

Rokujirai-sando
Rokujirai-sando

Nanda-mon
Nandai-mon

Koshin-do
Koshin-do

Kame-no-ike
Kame-no-ike


5,Access Information to Shitenno-ji





Address: 1-11-18 Shitennoji, Tennoji-ku, Osaka city, Osaka prefecture
Telephone Number: 06-6771-0066

Transportation

(by Train):
10 minutes walk from JR Loop Line "Terada-cho" station
10 minutes walk from JR Loop Line "Tennoji" station
10 minutes walk from Osaka subway Midosuji Line ・Tanimachi Line "Tennoji" station
5 minutes walk from Osaka subway Tanimachi Line "Shitennojimae-Yuhigaoka" station
15 minutes walk from Kintetsu Minami Osaka line "Abenobashi" station
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