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Kushida Shrine

1-41 Kamikawabatamachi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka 812-0026, Fukuoka Prefecture
+81 92-291-2951
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my first Shinto shrine <3

This is the first Shinto shrine that I have visited, next to the Kawabata shopping arcade and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Province of Treviso, Italy
Went here for the fortune-telling

We walked here from Yatai street, and almost got lost. From the main road, the shrine was a bit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
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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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  • Average18%
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1-41 Kamikawabatamachi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka 812-0026, Fukuoka Prefecture
+81 92-291-2951

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the first Shinto shrine that I have visited, next to the Kawabata shopping arcade and the Hakata Dolls Museum, I have enjoyed the feeling of piece gained from this site, as well as obseving the worshippers praying. It is very well kept

Thank nini74123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked here from Yatai street, and almost got lost. From the main road, the shrine was a bit hidden. We must turned in to a smaller road and finally we spotted some lamps which is typical for lamp's shrine. Kushida shrine was quiet and...More

Thank purisu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Strange, wonderful experience. The festival is based in Kushida Shrine, and the community of Fukuoka is all there to cheer on the children. It's also just a lovely place to pray.

Thank Teghvir S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Each year when I come to Fukuoka I stop here and take a deep breath and know I'm in Japan. There's nothing like this anywhere else I've been to.

Thank H201MNdavidc
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Free to enter, it is not crowded and you can see it all in under 30 minutes. Some very fat fish swimming around and lots of traditional-looking things. It is a short walking distance to other local attractions including several small museums.

1  Thank Richard271828
Reviewed 15 June 2017

in this area there a few shrine that you can visit, about 10-15 minutes walks in, very recomended to visit and dont forget your camera....

Thank Bakhtiar A
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Kushida Shrine is an old shrine located in the middle of Fukuoka city which I believe has been preserved very well. I didn't go during the festival season, however I'd imagine it would be busy!

Thank Sharizaard
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Access from Nakasu Kawabata subway station, walk along the covered shopping lane and it is on the left at the fork junction. Used for multiple religious occasions. There is a giant float on display with description.Not very large compound. Beautiful place

Thank tengkin
Reviewed 19 May 2017

It is a beautiful site but if you don't speak Japanese you miss out on the actual meaning of most things. There signs in English but just on a few specific things.

1  Thank Eva T
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Is very much accessible from Canal or Nakasu-Kawabata market. It has its own charmed. There is a short torri gate and hosts the big altar for the Golden Week festities.

Thank ruffeecola
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26 July 2017|
Response from ruffeecola | Reviewed this property |
Check Bus 10 or Bus 88. You can use google maps