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Kushida Shrine

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A 1,000-year-old gingko tree shades this shrine, which was built in 757, and serves as the starting point for a famous annual summer race. The Hakata Historical Museum is also on the shrine grounds.
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1-41 Kamikawabatamachi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka 812-0026, Fukuoka Prefecture
+81 92-291-2951
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It would be wonderful to visit during the festival but even without this, it is worthy of a visit. A very significant place for local people and please be respectful

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tes108
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice Shrine, just like most shrines in Japan, that is serene and calm, despite in the city center. It was raining heavily (and shortly drizzling) on a Sunday afternoon when we came by this place enroute to the Canal City. It was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ZfyEd
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

A shrine in the city with well kept gardens and artefacts that’s worth a visit. The 1000 year tree is a sight to behold. We were fortunate to see the fall colours.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nsl115
Reviewed 28 November 2018

It's right in Fukuoka. A beautiful tranquil place to visit. If you have time to spare do put this on your itinerary.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Shirley Y
Reviewed 12 November 2018

This was great day out loved every min of it lots shops on way to ither browse or miss . The shrine gardens are as good as they get and take your camera , one high light glad i didnt miss . But museum is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank garryUKLancs
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Lovely shrine surrounded by ginkgo trees. Be sure to see the huge festival floats in the side area next to the shrine building. It's amazing how much detail goes into the characters on the floats!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Worth visit especially if you are in the neighbourhood. There is a huge and beautiful Kazari Yamakasa or large stationary festival floats by the side of the shrine.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

The Kushida Shrine is centrally located and within walking distance of many establishments. It’s one of the more beautiful shrines we saw in the Fukuoka area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank msminchin23
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Most shrines in Fukuoka I randomly found by exploring the city. Shrines are everywhere, but Kushida Shrine was my favorite. I honestly do not know much about the shrines or what I was looking at, but this one was the most memorable. This one had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Famous shrine in Fukuoka ! A must visit one ! There is a huge portable shrine here and it’s amazingly big, wonder how many people it takes to carry it. There are a spot with many Torii and many good spots to take pictures as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Paul N
17 February 2018|
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Response from G2149QHrobertof | Reviewed this property |
At hakata there’s coin lockers for luggage, you can leave them there, I suggest depending on the hour to get a taxi
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26 July 2017|
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Response from LamN_12 | Reviewed this property |
You can walk. It takes less than 30 minutes. But use some boots that are made for walkin', not the geta (Japanese wooden clogs)!