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Dazaifu Tenmangu shrine太宰府天満宮


The head shrine of 12,000 Shinto shrines across the country dedicated to Sugawara no Michizane, known as the god of scholarship. The shrine’s origin lies in the deification of when Michizane, who passed away in this area in 903, was later deified and the main shrine building dedicated to him was erected in 919. The shrine’s charms, said to bring success in academic affairs, and paper talismans themed after the famous Tobiume plum tree said to have flown to the shrine in yearning for Michizane, are popular purchases among visitors. The best time to see the 6,000 Chinese plum trees on the shrine’s grounds is from the end of January to the beginning of March. A five-minute walk from Dazaifu Station.


Fukuoka Pref. Dazaifushi Saifu 4-7-1

phone 0929228225

6:00-19:00 ¥ * Changed depending on the season

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Fukuoka Pref. Dazaifushi Saifu 4-7-1 [ map ]



6:00-19:00 ¥ * Changed depending on the season
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