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Dazaifu Temmangu Shrine, Dazaifu

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Religious Site
Dedicated to the Shinto god of learning Tenjin, Dazaifu Temmangu Shrine traces its origins back to the year 905. Wander the complex and admire the ornate woodcarvings, red-gold accents, and classic swooping rooftops that adorn the buildings, particularly the lavishly decorated main shrine. Stroll through the shrine's surrounding gardens, featuring ponds, bridges, and other smaller structures surrounded by Asian plum trees. Don't miss a chance to try a local type of grilled bean cake, known as umegae mochi--you'll find it sold by many vendors along the main trail to the shrine. Arrange your visit to Dazaifu Temmangu Shrine and discover more family-friendly attractions in Dazaifu using our Dazaifu vacation route planner.
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  • In the places you want to visit at least once if you come to Fukuoka, Asian series foreign corporate customers was almost. When it came to the number of 10 years ago was not so much. The day before from a taxi driver who "are crowded, there are many people. But it is mostly people of China and Korea. "And said it was the street. If you visit only if 30 minutes is sufficient. Whats the way plum of branches pounding. Praying and talisman to buy moved quickly. Why let the side into the Chinese lady, and crying in the middle of the road,... no Manor of wonder? It is thought up. And to confront Chinese tourists consider the South Korean men, so bad I thought. It is a tourist destination this time was a regrettable desire.
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  • The Tenmangu shrine I liked very much, because he appeared so colourful and beautiful ornaments. Before going through a kind of Park, which is also nice. The flowering peach trees gave off a nice picture. Even though it was around noon, it had not very many people. It is possible when all shrines, are Japanese characters (are) to paint on a paper or buys a temple booklet and into doing this. An entry then costs 300 yen, the book between 1 '000 and 1' 200 yen. I think a special keepsake.
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  • 600 yen from Hakata in the buses. Across the arched bridge from the Torii Gates line stroking a cow there was a sonorous DW. The shrine is a family picture in front of the imposing monument camphor (Shuang).
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