Chikuzen Ichinomiya Sumiyoshi Jinja Shrine

Shrine
A shrine in Sumiyoshi, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka City. This is said to be the oldest of the nearly 2000 Sumiyoshi Shrines nation wide and enshrines the three Sumiyoshi Sanjin deities, Sokotsutsu no onokami, Nakatsutsu no onokami, and Uwatsutsu no onokami. At a yearly festival held from October 12th to 14th there's a children parade, horse archery, and child sumo.

Spot details

Address
Fukuoka Fukuoka-shi Hakata-ku Sumiyoshi 3-1-51
Phone
0922912670
Hours
9:00-17:00
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[Admission fee]Free
Parking Lot
Available(50spaces)
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Not available
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Review

  • Sumo sighting!
    4.0 Reviewed:2019.11.17
    Within walking distance from Hakata Sta. We found this shrine very peaceful and unusual in that it is an older shrine honoring the God of Sumo. We were lucky enough to see junior Sumo wrestlers...
  • A unique Shrine in central Fukuoka.
    4.0 Reviewed:2019.10.30
    One of the more popular Shrines in Fukuoka City is Sumiyoshi Shrine which is located within a 1 km radius of Hakata Station. Realistically a very close and conveniently located Urban site and quite...
  • Not that Interesting
    3.0 Reviewed:2019.10.28
    This was a fairly open area with the Shrine at the far side. Not much to see, decided to have a rest whilst our group walked around.

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