Devoted to the Shinto deity of scholarship Sugawara no Michizane（the family name is Sugawara）, the shrine is fondly known by many as "Tenman no Tenjin-san", and is revered by many including students preparing for exams. Tenjin Matsuri in the summer is one of Japan's top three festivals with more than 1000-year of history and tradition, and is visited by over 1 million people each year. The front approach getting to the shrine is the Tenjinbashisuji Shopping Street which is the longest shopping street in Japan.
Osaka Tenmangu Shrine
◆Access／Subway Minami-morimachi Station or 5-minute walk after getting off at JR Osaka Tenmangu Station
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