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Dazaifu Temman-gu

4-7-1 Saifu, Dazaifu 818-0017, Fukuoka Prefecture
+81 92-922-8225
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4-7-1 Saifu, Dazaifu 818-0017, Fukuoka Prefecture
+81 92-922-8225
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived late morning and the area was packed with tourists. It was extremely busy with people. As one can imagine, it's rather difficult to enjoy a shrine when there are so many people. I wonder if visiting in the late afternoon would have made...More

Thank MarkKwok
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dazaifu Temman-gu is in the city of Dazaifu. It took less than an hour from the tenjin station. Visitors may follow the pilgrimage street (Monzen Machi) from the train station to the Temman-gu ( temman temple). Along the street were lots of traditional and decent...More

Thank tedfu0228
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cute area although crowded to walk up and down. Saw many domestic and international tourists with a variety of generation.

Thank Leah O
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Dazaifu Tenman-gū makes a good outing for someone visiting Fukuoka for the first time. It houses Shinto Shrine in honour of Sugawara Michizane, a scholar and politician of the Heian Period. Great architectural design and historical heritage. Definitely worth a visit !

Thank dsmyip
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Went here after lunch. Train from Tenjin was really convenient. For 800yen roundtrip, it was really reasonable. Travel time was like 30 mins only per direction. Upon arrival at Dazaifu, you will be welcomed by restaurants and shops going to the shrine. Very picturesque. The...More

Thank dpwegs
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Quite popular shrine with lots of tourists. Nice but if you have seen your fair share of shrine (like in Kyoto) then I do not recommend to go.

Thank Ryan C
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Dazaifu is a shrine dedicated to learning and many students will go there. The environment is nice and you can have a lovely walk inside. With the old trees around, you will be really relaxed.

Thank cassypo
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Dazaifu Tenmangu is a shinto shrine, it is built over the grave of Sugawara no Michizane. As Michizane was well known as a scholar, this shrine is also known as god of education. (God Of Scholars/Wisdom) Many boys and girls visit here to pray for...More

Thank Sivarnee H
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Been here on a Wednesday morning and there were loads of tourists from China! I would recommend to visit the Kyushu National Museum which is nearby in the morning and then visit this shrine in the afternoon as the tourists will be gone by this...More

Thank khguan
Reviewed 21 June 2017

When I first moved to Fukuoka, Dazaifu was one of the first places my new friends took me. It is a beautiful shrine, the largest on the island of Kyushu. It is very popular and busy, but understandably so as many of the people are...More

Thank Jennifer H
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10 May 2017|
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Response from coriks65 | Reviewed this property |
There's also a scheduled bus going there. The bus station is just beside Hakata Station.
8 January 2016|
Response from Gabriella326 | Reviewed this property |
I arrived there at May. The closing time is 17:00 and almost all shops nearby also close.
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