A Walk Around Sumiyoshi, Tennoji and Shinsekai

Osaka, Japan

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  • Start or End: I started at Sumiyoshitaisha Train Station (Google Map Directions) to visit Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine. After the visit, I then caught the tram from Sumiyoshi Tram Station (Google Map Directions) to Tennojiekimae Tram Station (Google Map Directions). After walking around Tennoji and Shinsekai I headed back to my hotel via Imamiyaebisu Train Station (Google Map Directions).
  • Length: 12.8km (4.7km of which is via the Hankai Tramway Uemachi Line) in about 5hrs (I did take my time and I did enjoy the views from the Abeno Harukas Observation Deck).
  • Grade: Easy
  • Date Walked: 22nd of November 2017

The Story

Taking a stroll (plus a tram ride) to visit Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine, Shitennoji Temple, Tennoji Park, the heights of Abeno Harukas and the bright lights of Shinsekai and Tsutenkaku.

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