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Taisho Tombolo Marché & Taisho Sampo Day Vol. 6

DUE TO RAIN THE EVENT HAS MOVED INDOORS The event will now be held here:成協信用組合大正支店 3-chōme-8-1 Izuo, Taisho Ward, Osaka, 551-0031. Getting there: From JR Taisho Station take the #70, #71, #76, #90 bus to Eirakubashisuji Station. Takes 3 minutes. 210 Yen The location is changing from Chishima Park to a vacant credit union store […]


Shinno-Sai Festival

Sukunahikona Shrine 2 Chome-1-8 Doshomachi, Chuo Ward, Osaka

The Shinno-Sai festival is dedicated to the gods of both Japanese and Chinese medicine. It is the last festival of the calendar year held in Osaka, which gained the name Tome-no-matsuri or “The Stop (Last) Festival”. During this festival, people pray and hope for a healthy and fruitful year. They celebrate with local pharmaceutical companies, […]

Shitennoji Wasso Festival

Shitennoji Temple 1-11-18 Shitennoji, Tennoji-ku, Osaka

Shitennoji Wasso is an event that celebrates the short reign of Osaka as the capital city of Japan (646-745). This was during the Nara Period and is sometimes referred to as the “Naniwa” period due to the palace location. The parade re-enacts early visits by court diplomats from 7th century Korea and China. Participants dressed […]

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