This shrine is located in the middle of Americamura,an area popular with young people.”Mitsu” in its name means “port,” which suggeststhat the sea came inland up to here inolden days. The history of this shrine is saidto date back to a divine spirit from Oita Prefecturelanding here at the time of the buildingof the Great Statue of Buddha in Nara. It iscurrently the guardian god of Osaka’s MinamiArea.
Mitsu Hachiman gu Shrine
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