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Kyushu Travel Guide

Kushida Shrine

 

The Shrine of Hakata Gion Yamagasa Fastival 

 

Located in located in Hakata nearby Canal City Hakata and was built in 757

as a guardian deity of Halata.

The most exciting summer festival in KyushuHakata Gion Yamagasa is held in the shrine in July. 

 

The tall Kazari Yamakasa, a luxuriously decorated float, is always displayed.  
The float was constructed without using even a single nail.
The Oi Yamakasa, in which floats weighing over a ton race through the streets
of Hakata carried on

the shoulders of 26 people, presents a dynamic spectacle of bravery and strength that attracts

many spectators.

The shrine is also famous as place of Setsubun ceremony ( Bean throwing ceremony) which is held

on February 3rd every year.

 


 

                Torii gate

 

                      Entrance

          Shrine main building

 

       Deity of Shito

 

 

 

 

           Sacred Crane Well

 

 

   Fortune telling piece of paper

 

           Donation of Sake

 

      Hakata Gion Yamakawa

 

      Yamakawa decoration

 

     Yamakawa decoration

              Red Torii

         1,000 years Ginkgo tree  

            Shrine precinct

 

 

 General information  

 

Address 1-41 Kamikawabata, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

5 minutes walk from Subway Gion station

7 minutes walk from Subway Nakasu kawabata station

15 minutes walk from JR Hakata station

Open hours 4:00 to 22:00
Admission fee No fee is required
Days closed No closing days

 

 

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