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Dazaifu Tenmangu shrine太宰府天満宮

Shrine

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.

place

Fukuoka Pref. Dazaifushi Saifu 4-7-1

phone 0929228225
place

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

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Address

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

Phone

0929228225

Hours
6:00-19:00 ¥ * Changed depending on the season
Closed
open everyday
Fees
Precincts freedom
Parking Lot
Available(1,400spaces)
Credit Card
Not available

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