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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 representative 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.



 - Fukuoka travel guide