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Atago Shrine, Fukuoka

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  • Visited at night where you can see the city lights and the cherry trees lighted up. Quite disappointed as there were not many trees  more »
  • Located on a hill, you have a nice view on the Western outskirts of Fukuoka. Atago or Atago Gongen is protecting the city from fire.The original Atago Shrine can be found on Mount Atago near Kyoto. It...  more »
  • Great place to visit...wonderful view and nice air...must visit once...you will not know how the time passes.  more »
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  • Nice simple view of the city from the top. Good walk up and down to get some exercise.
  • Awe inspiring view! The shrine is immaculately clean and presentable. If you have an issue with stairs, accessibility may be an issue, otherwise, fantastic place. Highly recommended!
  • The place where I am healed. The most holy place.
  • Best view up hill on Fukuoka from this shrine! A must see ! The view on Fukuoka from this shrine is simply amazing. The shrine itself is ok, it looked in renovation or something. I really enjoy the view there and I think it’s the best view on Fukuoka, you can see almost everywhere from up there. I don’t know if actually many tourists know this place, by its worth it for the view into my opinion. To reach this shrine up the hill, exit at subway station Muromi.
  • Are enshrined in the mounds of about 135 meters. Lord Kuroda and co cordially, became well known as Mt. Atago, but surprisingly, the original dates back to the emperor. Is earlier than age Himiko lived. Coastline at that time was probably under the Torii ⛩ around here I think. Still, there are clearly carved by wave erosion marks is because (pictured). You can also marked with signs ago the war was climbing cable car, but still see traces of the station to the Summit (photo). Weapons used in war, forced faded cable was also Miyajima (see Miyajima). From telling the miracles of the ancient art of the rabbit of the niece Beach Station and wave, starting point to the continent, and the departure of ATAGO niece Beach, Odo difference power spot from WA. Or represent it to the approach appears shadow of the Hare (pictured). Feel the power.
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