Hikosan-jingu Shrine (英彦山神宮)
A Shinto shrine located in Tagawa County, Fukuoka Prefecture. Said to have once prospered as one of Japan's three great centers of the Shugendo syncretic faith, the shrine is dedicated to the gods embodied by Mt. Kita, Mt. Naka, and Mt. Minami, the only such shrine in the prefecture. Since ancient times, the shrine has been believed to aid agricultural production, mine and factory safety, and luck in victory. A variety of seasonal festivals and rituals are conducted at the shrine to pray for industrial, including the shrine's annual major festival on September 28.
Review of Hikosan ShrineTripAdvisor Traveler Rating
- Open all day
- open everyday
- Worship Free
- Parking Lot
- Available (Hidehikoyama Sleepy or Bessho Parking Lot)
- Credit Card
- Not available
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
- On foot aboutminutes
- about m
- Route from this Station Route from this Bus Stop Route from this IC Route from this Parking
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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.