Dazaifu travel guide
Dazaifu is the highly recommended tourist destination near Fukuoka-city
Must visit place is Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine dedicated to the deity of lerning.
Dazaifu is a historical place, 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.
Where to visit
|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|
|Kyushu National Museum||Komyozen-ji temple|
Tenmangu’s history is recalled by events such as the New Years Exorcism, Fire Festival
(Oni-sube), Kyokusui-no-en that means Spring Water Poetry Festival, and Jinko-shiki
(Annual God-Procession Festival) which takes place in the Autumn.
Location of Dazaifu
|Address||City hall : 1-1-1 Kanzeonji Dazaifu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture|
30 minutes by car using Fukuoka Urban Express Way from Fukuoka-city
35 minutes by Nishitetsu train from Tenjin (Fukuoka) to Dazaifu
|Population||72,000 Population density 2,400|
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