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DAZAIFU TENMANGU SHRINE

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DAZAIFU TENMANGU SHRINE

Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine was built in honor of Sugawara Michizane (the God of wisdom) and is often crowded with people, mainly praying to pass school entrance exams. The shrine is also the national headquarters for all Tenmangu shrines. On the shrine’s premises, there are a species of deciduous tree that is protected as a natural treasure, camphor trees, Japanese apricots, and irises. Visitors can enjoy the beautiful sceneries of the four seasons.

*About the Building
Government-designated Important Cultural Asset (Main shrine); built in 1591
*Accessibility
Wheelchair-accessible bathrooms

USEFUL INFORMATION

ADDRESS
〒818-0117 4-7-1 Dazaifu, Dazaifu-shi, Fukuoka
AREA
Fukuoka prefecture
Fukuoka- city : Fukuoka prefecture
GENRE

History and heritage

Seasonal events

ACCESS
By train ・5 minute walk from Nishitetsu “Dazaifu” Station
INQUIRIES
Telephone Number:092-922-8225 
Fax number:092-921-1010 
Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine
PARKING
300 vehicles

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