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Dazaifu Temmangu

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16th Century Shrine, Popular With Students Praying For Acdemci Success; Colorful Flea-market.
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4-7-1 Saifu, Dazaifu 818-0017, Fukuoka Prefecture
+81 92-922-8225
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived in Dazaifu around 1 pm. It's a short and reasonably pleasant walk up the hill to the shrine. Many vendors hawk fresh umegae mochi, the town's specialty. It's a azuki-bean-paste filled mochi baked in a mold until somewhat crisp on the outside. Very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

A beautiful place bunch of tourist visiting specially weekend. Also, you can find here the unique Starbucks. A lot of souvenirs shops and restaurants. If you are staying at Hakata you can take a direct bus bound to Dazaifu which is very convenient.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ahlin2016
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is one of the more beautiful shrines in Japan, but this also makes it a very touristic and crowded one.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Frank v
Reviewed September 4, 2018

very easy to reach and while walking you can get great umegae mochi so yummy! the shrine contains a natural beauty and magical areas around

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank advisorylehavi
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Busy attractions with many tourists despite the poor weather (raining heavily). The street sells many interesting, lovely stuff. By the way, there is a beautiful starbucks which many tourists will stop and take photos in. Overall, a nice setting for me to take wedding or...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

A really busy place to visit. There’s a costume shop nearby which you could rent a kimono or samurai costumes for some good pictures. Overall it’s a pleasant place to visit with many shops around, but was too packed.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank inspchin
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

We live only 4kms from Dazaifu so are lucky to be able to visit any time and in any season. Dazaifu Tenmangu is one of the best shrines in Japan and Dazaifu was also the site of the early administrative capital of Western Japan. We...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Gareth D
Reviewed July 2, 2018

This beautiful attraction is dedicated to Japan's God of Learning. It is a busy place visited by tourists along with students in the area coming to pray for good grades and great academic achievement. The street leading to Dazaifu Temman-gu is lined with shops selling...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sara S
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Traditional inside, Commercial outside, Must eat the Ramen opposite train station. Value for money. Touching the cow statute, wash your hand before pray. Souvenir on both site. The Train take from Tenjin Fuokoka quite confuse not sure need to change train or not.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JackyTiong
Reviewed June 17, 2018

We spent almost a day in Dazaifu Temman-gu. we traveled from Tenjin to Dazaifu by train. a day pass. the environment and the atmosphere are very calm, peaceful and relaxing. there were lots of local people around there and were very friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: March 2018
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March 1, 2018|
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May 10, 2017|
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Response from coriks65 | Reviewed this property |
There's also a scheduled bus going there. The bus station is just beside Hakata Station.
January 8, 2016|
Response from Gabriella326 | Reviewed this property |
I arrived there at May. The closing time is 17:00 and almost all shops nearby also close.
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