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Shikaumi-jinja Shrine志賀海神社

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A Shinto shrine sitting on Shika Island in Fukuoka City’s Higashi Ward. Enshrining the three gods of the sea called the Watatsumi Sanjin, the shrine has attracted faithful across Japan since ancient times as the head shrine of sea god worship. Located on a small hill, visitors can get a sweeping view of the Genkai Sea from the shrine’s grounds. The grounds are also filled with points of interest such as small Hokyoin pagodas designated Important Prefectural Tangible Cultural Properties as well as the first in a serious of stone monuments commemorating the poems of the Man’yoshu, Japan’s oldest collection of poetry. Shika Island is connected to the mainland, making it possible to visit the shrine by buss, but visitors can also take a municipal ferry from Bayside Place on Hakata Port.

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Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashihigashiku Shikashima 877 (Fukuoka / DazaifuArea)

phone 0926036501
place

[5/1-10/31]5:30-17:30
[11/1-4/30]6:00-17:00

Review of Shikaumi Shrine

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Reviewed:2019/09/15 Shikanoshima Island Shrine, Fukuoka, Japan
Shikaumi Shrine is located on Shikanoshima island; attached by a sandbar to Fukuoka, Japan; surprisingly included as part of the city. This shrine is the top shrine to the sea deity and is worshiped...
Reviewed:2019/11/24 志賀島の高台にある神社。
とても広い駐車場が下にある。駐車場の先にある石段を上がると万葉の歌碑がある。静かな神社だった。遥拝所から海の中道が見える。
Reviewed:2019/11/02 パワースポット
福岡市営の渡船で志賀島についたらまずは君が代のルーツ志賀海神社に向かう。
保存樹に守られた境内の向こうでまばゆい日の光に照らされる本宮には神秘のオーラを感じる。

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Address
Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashihigashiku Shikashima 877 [ map ]
Area
Fukuoka / DazaifuArea
Phone
0926036501
Hours
[5/1-10/31]5:30-17:30
[11/1-4/30]6:00-17:00
Closed
Not available
Fees
Not available
Parking Lot
Available
Credit Card
Not available
Wi-Fi
Not available
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          The most northerly of Kyushu island's prefectures, Fukuoka comprises castle towns, seaside parks, and Hakata ramen, one of Japan's most famous noodle dishes. Whether due to its good location or its unique charm, the prefecture's capital, Fukuoka city, has been voted one of the most desirable places to live in the country—a close-knit community, a thriving food scene, and accessible nature combine for irresistibly laid-back city vibes.

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