Moto-Sumiyoshi Shrine (本住吉神社, Motosumiyoshi Jinja) is a Japanese Shinto shrine in Higashinada ward, Kobe . It is one of the biggest shrines in western Kobe and is located next to Sumiyoshi Station. There is documentary evidence that the shrine has existed since the 13th century.Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Motosumiyoshi Shrine by using our Kobe travel route planner.
Moto-Sumiyoshi Shrine holds a danjiri festival in May each year. The portable shrines are wheeled through the neighborhoods around the shrine by teams of about 50 people.
Motosumiyoshi Shrine Reviews
We stayed near this shrine so saw it several times and while it is nice it was not great. Until we were there when a celebration was taking place. This is clearly an active shrine and a large number.... more »
本住吉神社は、JR住吉駅の近く国道２号線沿いに鎮座しています。大きな鳥居が参拝者を迎えてくれます。鳥居の前に露店が出ていました2月に近辺を散策した時に参拝しました。大阪の住吉大社の元宮であると言われている歴史ある神社です。社伝では、日本書紀において、神功皇后の三韓征伐からの帰途に船が進まなくなり、神託によって住吉三神を祀ったのが当地であると伝えられているとのことです。神社仏閣に興味がある方は参拝さ... more »Honsumiyoshi Shrine is located along National Route 2 near JR Sumiyoshi Station. A large torii gate welcomes worshippers. There was a stall in front of the torii gate, and I visited the shrine when I walked around the area in February. It is a historical shrine that is said to be the former shrine of Sumiyoshi Taisha in Osaka. According to the company's biography, it is said that in the Nihon Shoki, the ship stopped proceeding on the way back from the marchof of Empress Jingu, and that it was the place where the three gods of Sumiyoshi were enshrined by the oracle. If you are interested in shrines and temples, please visit...
Not particularly special but worth a look if you are walking by
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