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Kushida Shrine

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A 1,000-year-old gingko tree shades this shrine, which was built in 757, and serves as the starting point for a famous annual summer race. The Hakata Historical Museum is also on the shrine grounds.
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1-41 Kamikawabatamachi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka 812-0026, Fukuoka Prefecture
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Famous shrine in Fukuoka ! A must visit one ! There is a huge portable shrine here and it’s amazingly big, wonder how many people it takes to carry it. There are a spot with many Torii and many good spots to take pictures as...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located quite centrally, this is an easy landmark to find and travel to. An intricate entry gate leads it’s way to the main shrine. There was a session on when i was there which was quite interesting. Don’t forget to walk around the sides and...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Very close to Kawabata station... must visit in Fukuoka... its very serene environment... One can spend 30 min to 1 hour and then explore Kawabata ..

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

Visited in time for the huge lines for hatsumode new year shrine visits! The front main shrine had a massive queue but there were tons of smaller ones in the back that we could make offerings at with little trouble. Loved the grandiose display of...More

Thank christinalee1996
Reviewed 3 July 2018

This shrine is the starting point or the end of the famous festival&parade if the city that happens in first week of July and stores one of the huge MIKOSHI you can view during the off season. You can view what happens when that festival...More

Thank naokomah
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful shrine to explore, take photos and absorb the Japanese culture. Instagrammable location! We spent an hour there and all of us including the little child enjoyed it so much!

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Reviewed 25 May 2018

This is a nice shrine in the middle of the city. Worth a short visit. Also right next to the south entrance to Canal City

Thank ChunChunMaru
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Every time I come to Fukuoka, I visit this shrine. It is the starting point for the Yamakasa and the some of the Dontaku festival events as well. It is a beautiful shrine that incorporates many elements synonymous with Japanese shrines. The added benefit is...More

Thank JTeale
Reviewed 13 May 2018

After visiting Tochoji temple you can leisurely walk to this Shinto shrine in about 10-15 minutes. This grand shrine is warmly referred to by the Fukuoka-inhabitants as "Okushida-San" The first shrine was built in 757 and dedicated to 3 gods. The main building of this...More

Thank roboesGistel
Reviewed 13 May 2018

If you are walking around the district with the need for some space this is an easy place to relax. It is not a large grounds due to it being set by the surrounding city. The gardens are well manicured & kept. As are all...More

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Paul N
18 February 2018|
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Response from G2149QHrobertof | Reviewed this property |
At hakata there’s coin lockers for luggage, you can leave them there, I suggest depending on the hour to get a taxi
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27 July 2017|
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Response from Lam N | Reviewed this property |
You can walk. It takes less than 30 minutes. But use some boots that are made for walkin', not the geta (Japanese wooden clogs)!
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