Indulge in Osaka's Summer Tradition: Tenjin Festival! Delight Your Palate at These 5 Restaurants After the Festivities
Tenjin festival, held on July 24 and 25, is one of the three major festivals in Japan, along with Kanda festival in Tokyo and Gion festival in Kyoto. It is the largest festival of Osaka Temmangu Shrine, located in the central area of Osaka City, and is a summer tradition of Naniwa, which boasts a tradition of more than 1,000 years. The highlight of the festival is the boat procession on the 25th, when boats carrying portable shrines come and go along the Okawa River. At the climax of the festival, fireworks light up the night sky. After enjoying this major event to the fullest, soak up the enjoyment of the festival at one of Osaka's gourmet restaurants. Here are five restaurants with easy access.