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Kyushu Travel Guide

Dazaifu travel guide

 

Historical place Dazaifu About 1300 years ago, in Dazaifu, there was a government office

to manage the entire Kyushu  for a long period of 500 years at the present  Dazaifu. 

There are numbers of historical sites which reflect to the ancient history of Dazaifu, including

ruins of the Dazaifu itself.  The most popular tourist destination is Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine

 


 

Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine

 Entrance Gate  Main Building of Shrine Shamusho, Shrine office 
 

 

Approach to the Shrine

Torii Gate  Approach path Approach path 
     

 

Starbucks at Approach path

The restaurant was designed by renown architecture designer Kengo Kuma in 2011.

The concept of the design is Harmony of Modern and traditional by natural material;

2000 cedar timber is assembled in a traditional wood structure without using nails.

Enjoy the luxurious time in the warmth of wood and the scent of coffee.


 

Daruma doll Gourd Ema tablet

 

Sacred Cow Entrance Bridge Chozusha, Purification place

 

Plum Blossoms

 

Umegae-mochi

 

Kyushu National Museum Komyozen-ji temple   Site of Dazaifu Government Office  

 

Location of Dazaifu

 

 


 

General information

Address City hall : 1-1-1 Kanzeonji Dazaifu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

30 minutes by car using Fukuoka Urban Express Way from Fukuoka-city

35 minutes by Nishitetsu train from Tenjin (Fukuoka) to Dazaifu

Transportation Nishitetsu train
Population 72,000   Population density 2,400

 

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