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Munakata Grand Shrine Shimpokan

2331 Tashima, Munakata 811-3505, Fukuoka Prefecture
+81 940-62-1311
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Temples were just ordinary

Three temples i.e. Hentsugu here and Nakatsugu,Oshima island and Okitsugu,Okinoshima island were... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2018
Keizo
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Kawasaki, Japan
Huge premises

Munakata shrine has three different locations of cult: two of them are on islands and this is the... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2018
Kimitaka S
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good48%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Apr 27, 2018
“Huge premises”
Apr 25, 2018
“National treasure ”
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2331 Tashima, Munakata 811-3505, Fukuoka Prefecture
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Reviewed May 18, 2018

Three temples i.e. Hentsugu here and Nakatsugu,Oshima island and Okitsugu,Okinoshima island were recognized as world Heritage. Okitsugu is not open to public but you can visit the other two. Temples themselves were not so extraordinary and I was not so moved by the treasure musuem...More

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Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

Munakata shrine has three different locations of cult: two of them are on islands and this is the only one located in main island Kyushu. Since Okinoshima is put on the list of world cultural heritage, many tourists come here. But without car, it is...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

This museum displays many national treasures, which are related to Munakata Grand Shrine. The entrance (about $7) is totally worth. Unfortunately it is not allowed to take a picture inside.

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Reviewed November 24, 2017

We visited this shrine on a blustery November day. It was an adventure in transportation to get here. We stored our luggage at the Togo station, and the man behind the ticket counter provided us with excellent information regarding bus times to the shrine. There...More

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Reviewed January 25, 2017

A sincerely Pristine Place to find Yourself. Also a fantastic historical place. The last time I visited,I made 5 snowmen.

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Reviewed August 22, 2016

Although not the easiest to get to using public transportation, it is well worth the effort. It is the premier shrine in the city and is lovely to stroll around. With some work between a train and bus and taxi you can visit it. A...More

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Reviewed December 31, 2015

My brother in law drove me and my family here...beautiful location, lots of history and a LOT less commercial than Dazaifu. Some nice walks around the location to see some very old sites..

Thank Spencer17Feb
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Reviewed May 12, 2015

My daughter and I visited the shrine by taxi from the CHISUN hotel, it cost 2000 Yen , about $20 one way. As you enter the shrine there is a pond full of large carp, if you feed them they go into a frenzy ,...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2013

We went there for Shichi-go-san (a festival to pray for the healthy growth of young children) and enjoyed the chrysanthemum show. If you are interested in Japanese flowers, visiting there in this season is highly recommended. Another recommendation is to walk through the road to...More

1  Thank IchiroTA
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