24 Hours in Osaka

If you’re dreaming of a cooler place in this heat.

This temple is one of the oldest in the country and also one of the first the state had built. Prince Shotoku founded Shitennoji in 593 because of his support for Buddhism’s growth in Japan. The temple has survived fires and disasters that led to its destruction over the centuries. However, local authorities always made it a point to reconstruct it the same as it was before.

Entrance Fee: JPY300, grounds are free

Minoo Park

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Joshua Berida

Joshua Berida

Joshua Berida is a writer by profession and traveler by passion. He writes and posts about his adventures on TheWanderingJuan.net. He likes the outdoors and prefers mountains and hiking to beach bumming, but he wouldn't mind lazing on a white sand beach and swimming in its clear, blue waters.