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16th Century Shrine, Popular With Students Praying For Acdemci Success; Colorful Flea-market.
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4-7-1 Saifu, Dazaifu 818-0017, Fukuoka Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Busy attractions with many tourists despite the poor weather (raining heavily). The street sells many interesting, lovely stuff. By the way, there is a beautiful starbucks which many tourists will stop and take photos in. Overall, a nice setting for me to take wedding or...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A really busy place to visit. There’s a costume shop nearby which you could rent a kimono or samurai costumes for some good pictures. Overall it’s a pleasant place to visit with many shops around, but was too packed.

Thank inspchin
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We live only 4kms from Dazaifu so are lucky to be able to visit any time and in any season. Dazaifu Tenmangu is one of the best shrines in Japan and Dazaifu was also the site of the early administrative capital of Western Japan. We...More

Thank Gareth D
Reviewed 2 July 2018

This beautiful attraction is dedicated to Japan's God of Learning. It is a busy place visited by tourists along with students in the area coming to pray for good grades and great academic achievement. The street leading to Dazaifu Temman-gu is lined with shops selling...More

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Traditional inside, Commercial outside, Must eat the Ramen opposite train station. Value for money. Touching the cow statute, wash your hand before pray. Souvenir on both site. The Train take from Tenjin Fuokoka quite confuse not sure need to change train or not.

Thank JackyTiong
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We spent almost a day in Dazaifu Temman-gu. we traveled from Tenjin to Dazaifu by train. a day pass. the environment and the atmosphere are very calm, peaceful and relaxing. there were lots of local people around there and were very friendly and helpful.

Thank samwei
Reviewed 17 June 2018

The Shrine is located just five minute walk from Dazaifu Station. The main road that leads to this place is lined up with various shops and restaurants which are always busy during peak tourist hours. At the entrance, a Torii gate is a starting point...More

Thank Simplysiri S
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

There's a tourist street leading to the historical temple. Overall interesting and comfortable experience. Not a must see spot but it is still enjoyable to stroll along the street and have some local delicacy. One of the recommended restaurant is Ichiran ramen which serve the...More

Thank TuangWX
Reviewed 4 June 2018

This shrine was beautifully set in lovely gardens. The three bridges leading into it representing the past, present and future as part of the purification ritual were something that set this shrine apart from many others. This particular shrine is one that schoolchildren and students...More

Thank andream0402
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We arrived in the morning and it’s already very crowded. The one thing that surprise me is not the temple itself, but the surrounding garden and bridges as it’s stunningly beautiful. Interestingly, you will find groups of students leading by their teachers to the temple...More

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Response from coriks65 | Reviewed this property |
There's also a scheduled bus going there. The bus station is just beside Hakata Station.
8 January 2016|
Response from Gabriella326 | Reviewed this property |
I arrived there at May. The closing time is 17:00 and almost all shops nearby also close.
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