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Kora Taisha Shrine (高良大社)

A Shinto shrine known for its long history and high standing. The current shrine building was built in the Edo period and has been designated a National Important Cultural Property. It is also said to be the largest in Kyushu. The shrine is believed to grant worshippers such benefits as protection from misfortune, long life, and happiness and prosperity. The shrine sees many visitors.

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Fukuoka Pref. Kurumeshi Mimachi 1 (Kurume / ChikugoArea)

phone 0942434893
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[Opening hours for worship] [Apr.-Sep.] 5:00-19:00 [Oct.-Mar.] 6:00-18:00 [Prayer, Ofuda, Red Seal Awarding Office] 9:00-16:30

Review of Kora Taisha Shrine

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Reviewed:2020/02/25 Beautiful view
Kora Taisha Shrine was once the most important shrine of this region (Chikugo Ichinomiya). It is still very imposing and designated as a historical site of the nation. Because it is located in the...
Reviewed:2015/11/08 Nice view of the City
Probably great to visit on the weekdays and during the off-season. Otherwise, youll soon get annoyed by the traffic and time it takes to find parking and by the crowds at the top. The only reason to...
Reviewed:2020/02/22 眺望がいい
車で行く時は、ふもとの石造大鳥居から約3キロ、かなりカーブが多い山道を登り、大社の階段下あたりに駐車します。ふもとに駐車して歩いて行く場合はほぼ直線に上るので、30分ほどで大社の階段下に出ることができます。100段以上の階段の上が本殿で、上からの眺めが素敵です。大きな筑後川の左右に広がる平野の景色が、昼はきらきらと光り、日が沈むころオレンジ色になるのがきれいです。

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Address
Fukuoka Pref. Kurumeshi Mimachi 1 [map]
Area
Kurume / ChikugoArea
Phone
0942434893
Hours
[Opening hours for worship] [Apr.-Sep.] 5:00-19:00 [Oct.-Mar.] 6:00-18:00 [Prayer, Ofuda, Red Seal Awarding Office] 9:00-16:30
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[Worship fee] Free
Parking Lot
Available(100spaces)
※Free
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Available (Available only in smoking areas)
Wi-Fi
Available
Estimated stay time
0-30 minutes

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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