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The head of more than 2,300 Sumiyoshi shrines nationwide and the most popular shrine in Osaka for New Year's visits.
Sumiyoshi Taisha is the main and most famous of over two thousand Sumiyoshi shrines found across Japan. Sumiyoshi shrines enshrine the kami (Shinto gods) who protect travelers, fishermen and sailors at sea. The shrines are therefore usually found close to harbors.
Sometimes called 'Sumiyossan' by locals, Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine is one of Osaka's oldest religious institutions. Founded in the 3rd century before the advent of Buddhism, it's one of the few shrines whose architectural styles are considered purely Japanese and free of influence from the mainland…
the main Sumiyoshi shrine of the network which has over 2300 smaller shrines throughout the country. Believers have prayed for safe sea travel here since ancient times, and now this shrine attracts more worshippers on New Year’s Day than any other shrine in Osaka.
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