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Master the Three Great Sumiyoshi-jinja Shrines! A Trip of Blessings

Visit the great Sumiyoshi-jinja Shrines of Osaka, Yamaguchi, and Fukuoka for a trip full of blessings.


Kansai International Airport

approx. 1 hours By car

Spot2 Setsu Province Ichinomiya Sumiyoshi Taisha Grand Shrine

Osaka's greatest power spot. The main hall is a National Treasure.

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approx. 6 hours 50 minutes By car

Spot3 Otani Sanso Ryokan in Yumoto Onsen

Spend the night

approx. 1 hours 10 minutes By car

Spot4 Nagato Ichinomiya Sumiyoshi-jinja Shrine (National Treasure)

Built by the shogun Hiroyo Ouchi in 1370, this shrine's main hall with its cypress bark thatching has been designated a National Treasure. Unlike Osaka's Sumiyoshi-jinja Shrine, Nagato Ichinomiya enshrines the three sumiyoshi deities (Sokotsutsu-no-O-no-Mikoto, Nakatsutsu-no-O-no-Mikoto, and Uwatsutsu-no-O-no-Mikoto) together in one building, where their "aramitama," or spirities are enshrined.

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approx. 1 hours 30 minutes By car

Spot5 Chikuzen Province Ichinomiya Sumiyoshi-jinja Shrine

Sumiyoshi-jinja Shrine enshrines the three sumiyoshi deities (Sokotsutsu-no-O-no-Mikoto, Nakatsutsu-no-O-no-Mikoto, and Uwatsutsu-no-O-no-Mikoto). With a connection to purification ceremonies, the deity of this shrine is known to protect pilgrims from misfortune by purifying their hearts and souls, and people have long visited from far away to pray to the deity here. The shrine's main building is built in the Sumiyoshi-zukuri style, and has been certified as an Important Cultural Property of Japan.

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approx. 1 hours 40 minutes By car


Fukuoka Airport