Sumiyoshi Shrine, Fukuoka

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Traverse the iconic and supposedly spiritually cleansing bridge at Sumiyoshi Shrine, the city's iconic shrine. One of the oldest in the country, it probably dates back to 211 CE, a flagship of a network of some 2,000 Sumiyoshi shrines nationwide. The main shrine represents the oldest example of Sumiyoshi-zukuri architecture, characterized by a straight, uncomplicated roof, gabled entrance, and simple vermillion-and-white interior. Head to the intricately rendered gardens for a peaceful spot to relax and reflect, watching the koi and terrapins in the pond. Arrange your visit to Sumiyoshi Shrine and discover more family-friendly attractions in Fukuoka using our Fukuoka trip itinerary builder .
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  • From Hakata station are accessible on foot. You can visit more efficient by combining, Canal tourism.
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  • Enjoy the quiet and tranquil atmosphere facing the street, traffic will be about 10 minutes on foot from Hakata station, but step inside.
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  • Is a Shinto shrine in the city suddenly. Immediately next to the 60 minutes 100 yen coin parking a car, parked the. 5:00 so before entering 見remashita slowly, and still, I was worried that people. Love Fortune would have tried to pull and. The historic pine and gotae, such as very large Kusunoki was!
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  • Lovely calm refuge in the middle of the city. However, infested with mosquitoes ! We walked thru the area with the red "gates" and literally got attacked by several mosquitoes at the same time. So don't forget some repellent !
  • When I came to japan first time I face lot of problems I was so stressed here. I found this place In that situation when I went to there I feel so peaceful.. that place has magical power I think ,I always going to there and my mind is became clear .. after stay some hours there, I think if you going to fukuoka you must go there it is very beautiful and peaceful place .. and ancient also.. go there and stay some hours u will definitely falling love with that place.
  • A bit spooky when it rains but a good walk through.
  • Shinto shrine in surounded by a small forest like park. Peaceful and relaxing.
  • Peaceful shrine in Fukuoka. Loved my visit here.
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