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Sumiyoshi Shrine

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3-1-51 Sumiyoshi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka 812-0018, Fukuoka Prefecture
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

Located within 5 minute walk from Watanabedori Subway Station. Very beautiful shrine with small koi pond. A great getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Thank sherlock221b2018
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Visited 3 temples today, not much surprise. But remember to go side door to see the huge beautiful tower

Thank privateandylau
Reviewed 7 May 2018

very nice day trip, lots of traditional and souvenir shops just a bit pricey, beware of where you park cost could vary greatly. amazing park, impressive Japanese architecture worth the trip.

Thank KanatianTraveller
Reviewed 7 February 2018

it look like most of the japanese temple,it is not so big,you can pass by but won't take long,you can see how is your luck

Thank tereence783
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Sumiyoshi shrine is a big Shinto shrine near Hakata station. I went there for new year’s Hatsumode. Unfortunately it was rainy on that day, but there were still many visitors. Although in the center of city, the premises are quiet. It is a nice place...More

Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Simple and rather small shrine compared to many others but have a heartwarming feel to it. Was abit troublesome when raining due to the puddles and almost got my shoes wet. But overall good experience with a lot of locals around (you can learn how...More

Thank Hui Min S
Reviewed 11 November 2017

A peaceful park type shrine in the middle of the city. Well worth a quiet wander. Caught the tail end of a wedding and sumo wrestlers finishing up.

Thank Susanif
Reviewed 11 June 2017

There will be a market during weekend, different kind of foods like Japanese and even turkish will be available! Besides, you can look for many craftsmanship and vintage stuffs which you are hard to find in other places. But the best part is always the...More

Thank Cyrus L
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Have stayed at the hotel next door twice, but didn't realise this was here. I visited on a really rainy day, so there was nobody around. Enjoyed the peace, calm and watching the rain drop into the pond. It was lovely, despite the weather.

Thank Emma C
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Well-maintained, and frequented by the faithful. I enjoyed the architecture and artwork. This was the first Shinto shrine I've seen visited by worshippers. Good to see the old traditions are alive and well.

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