Hi! I'm Miyuki, a Japanese woman from Osaka, Japan. This blog is mainly about the introduction of places, events, and various stuff in southern part of Osaka City, Osaka, Kansai, and Japan

by berry-raspberry

Abeno Seimei Shrine on Kumano Road

Abeno Seimei (921~1005AD), an “onmyoji”, was an astronomer, and predictor for Kyoto Heian government.

Abeno Seimei is a popular character in movie and drama industry in Japan because of his mysterious knowledge.

He is said to be born in Abeno-ku, Osaka.


(It says that this is the birth place of Abeno Seimei)

There is “Seimei Shrine” in Kyoto, which Abeno Seimei is also enshrined, where he was active.

His birth place is now Abeno Seimei Shrine near Abe Oji Shrine on Kumano Road.

by berry-raspberry | 2010-07-03 18:47 | Osaka City -Abeno | Comments(0)