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Hakozaki Shrine

Hakozaki Shrine founded in 923, is one of the three great
Hachiman shrines in Japan along with the Usa Shrine.   
It is one of the representive shrines of Fukuoka-city and the
place where many people come to hatsumode or to worship at
the beginning of the year and during festivals such as
Tamaseseri in January and Hojoya in September.


Tamaseseri / wooden ball catching festival

New Year’s Festival held in January, including a traditional 
form of fortune-telling.
Several hundred men wearing lion cloths compete on piggy
back in two teams, the "sea" team and the "land" team team, 
for possession of a wooden ball. more


Hojoya 
One of Hakata’s three main festivals, held in
September in the
Hakozaki Shrine, and is a celebration of all living creatures. 
The festival has a a history of over 1000 years.

Join the cheerful crowd in colorful yukata and experience a rare, 
unhurried slice of old-time festivities in Fukuoka.  more

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