Hōfu Tenman-gū Shrine, Hofu

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Hōfu Tenman-gū Shrine is a Shinto shrine in Hōfu, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. It is one of the main shrines dedicated to Tenjin, the deified form of Sugawara no Michizane.
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  • July 11, 2017
    There's not much to see around so the Tenmangu is the landmark around. Relatively less famous then the one in Dazaifu but this is the oldest one. Worth to look around and worship for success in your s...  more »
  • July 7, 2017
    Tenman-gu shrine shine under the overcast sky, a bright red and green gate. For the number of visitors may be missing around the parking lot. There is parking in front of the entrance of the is not very large, just seems more comfortably. Burning as well as metered parking around the area, eventually back lined up. When crowded, please note the day of the week.
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  • May 24, 2017
    Shrine that enshrines Sugawara to God. Tenjin shrines in Japan made the first. One of the three major Tenjin Kyoto kamikyo tenmangu, Fukuoka Dazaifu tenmangu shrine. Many students buy talisman to exam season and God of learning and worship. If the exam is over, is filled with people's temple. The shrine is crowded temporary parking will also be available. Hofu Higashi IC on Sanyo expressway by car from JR hofu station. Parking is also available and easy to visit. Suō province close to the venerable, Palace jade shrine Temple and Mr. Skydeck, suo's, so when come to the hofu also take a look at.
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  • August 5, 2016
    This is the third oldest tenman-gu in Japan very big and beautiful. There is also a good hike to the top of the mountain in the back.
  • June 25, 2017
    Hōfu, Yamaguchi city. Hofu mitajiri is not very famous city in the political 8/18 of the Tokugawa shogunate fell 7 Sir and the hofu tenmangu shrine called one of the three major Tenjin Japan. Dazaifu of Fukuoka and Kitano Tenman-gu shrine in Kyoto's two remaining from the 'greatness' of this shrine; Hofu station Tenjin mouth down and after a short walk to the shrine. Go up the stairs from there. Become a characteristic of worship atmosphere. Spring cherry and plum are clean, and the vicnity and setsubun is crowded with many people. Various monuments and stelae, some pretty impressive. From Tenjin is of course God of learning, know it by EMA, etc. One of the spots come from the outside to come in.
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  • June 17, 2017
    View is from the spring Tower is. Museum admission discount is enough I might have a lot of important cultural properties like those of.
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  • April 2, 2017
    Just Plum was allowed to visit during the Festival ~. Guests can enjoy long time seeing such as DW, or the souvenir shop is great! Fuso-Kan mausoleum of first and tension rose when I found two names as large Prefecture and Northern field older than!
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  • March 31, 2017
    Drunk on Plum January, February Sugawara road, Mr. turn and praying to pass the, celebrate the entrance cherry blossoms in April. What didn't tell the Japan culture throughout the year events and seasons to be healed. Tenjin shrines in Japan was built first and said the hofu tenmangu shrine. Come again.
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