About "Wa-Qoo shitaderamachi"

Wa-Qoo shitaderamachi

"Wa-Qoo Shitaderamachi" was born as a totally new facility, that combines cultural experience activities with lodging, right at the place where in Osaka history is at its finest.
With the cooperation of the shrines and temples in the vicinity, we have prepared a variety of activities to experience religious and cultural practices at "Wa-Qoo Shitaderamachi". We are looking forward to warmly welcoming anybody who visits Japan.

Japanese Cultural Activities

Japanese Cultural Activities

At "Wa-Qoo Shitaderamachi" we have prepared a program with activities that allow you to easily experience some of Japan`s unique practices.
Please use the experiences to pass time in a calm feel-good mood.
As part of our program you can experience the following practices.

Buddhist Cuisine: Shojin-Ryori

Buddhist Cuisine: Shojin-Ryori

Shojin-Ryori(Buddhist cuisine) + activities(Shakyo or Shabutsu)and Otsutome plan <Breakfast & dinner included>

Shakyo

Shakyo

Shakyo(Transcription of a sutra), Otsutome and Shojin-Ryori(Buddhist cuisine) plan <Breakfast & dinner included>

<<Day trip activities>>Hand-copying Sutra Experience

Syabutsu

Syabutsu

Shabutsu(a Buddhist image), Otsutome and Shojin-Ryori(Buddhist cuisine) plan <Breakfast & dinner included>

<<Day trip activities>>Tracing a picture of Buddhist image Experience

Religious Morning Service: Otsutome

Religious Morning Service: Otsutome

Otsutome(Religious Morning Service) feel free with Shukubo's experience plan <Breakfast included>

<<Day trip activities>>Otsutome(Religious Morning Service)

Sitting Meditation: Zazen

Sitting Meditation: Zazen

Friday only! The best luxury "zazen" experience plan <Breakfast included>

Friday only! The best luxury "zazen" experience plan <Breakfast & dinner included>

<<Day trip activities>>ZAZEN

Shitaderamachi Area

The area of Shitaderamachi - the birthplace of "Osaka" - boasts the best of the history of Osaka. It is an area in Japan that has approxomately 80 temples concentrated in an area that spreads over 1,400 meters from north to south and 400 meters from west to east. Inside this area there are many famous shrines and temples and a lot of sightseeing spots with much to see. At "Wa-Qoo Shitaderamachi" which is situated right in this area, we have also prepared sightseeing maps of the area, so you can easily enjoy yourself and the area.

Access Map

Convenient Location

"Wa-Qoo Shitaderamachi" combines the taste of a temple lodging "Shukubo" with the style of a hotel, making it a place where everybody can stay comfortably. Furthermore, we have very good access to the central areas of Osaka like Namba, Tennoji or Umeda, making it the perfect place to enjoy the bustling streets of the town, shopping or sightseeing.

Address
2-5-12 Shitaderamachi, Tennoji-ku, Osaka, Osaka prefecture

Contact:
(for questions contact us here)
Mail:info@waqoo-pj.jp
Access
■Access by train
6 minute-walk from Subway Tanimachi line “Shitennoji-mae Yuhigaoka” station.
6 minute-walk from Subway Sakaisuji line “Ebisu-cho” station.
15 minute-walk from JR and all subway lines “Tennoji” station (9 minutes/ 2.7km from the closest station exit) .
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