There is this small shrine in the alley of Karahori district of Shitamachi in Osaka.
Most rebuild it in a building, and a lot of downtown areas are made in the inner city of Osaka, but a row house stays in this district a lot and is connected in a small alley.
There are a lot of such "Small shrine" and "Guardian deity of children" in the spots of the alley, and it is worshiped carefully by living people.
There are words to call "Mukousangen-Ryoudonari" from old days in Japan. The people made community from acquaintance with the neighborhood naturally.
Mind of "Mukousangen-Ryoudonari" in taste only in a Shitamachi which became rare and a good meaning is left in this district now.
"Small shrine" and "Guardian deity of children" have the role as community joining people living in here together.
The young people who gathered from the charm of this town newly make various shops and galleries, and new community is made, and it is it recently with the attractive town where old and new culture mixes.
"Mukousangen-Ryoudonari" are three houses that are on the opposite side of my house, and right and left two neighboring houses. The vicinity in which it associates always intimately.