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 asTamaseseri
in January and Hojoya in September.
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.
Location of Fukuoka-city
|Address||1-22-1 Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka-city|
A short walk from Subway Hakozaki-gu-mae station
10 minutes by a vehicle from JR Hakata station
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