Kushida Shrine, Fukuoka

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Considered the most important religious site in the area, Kushida Shrine dates back to 757 and features a thousand-year-old gingko tree as its shade. If you visit during mid-July, you'll have a chance to participate in the largest festival in Fukuoka, Yamakasa Gion Matsuri. During this fest, seven neighborhood teams race with giant kazariyama floats. Work out when and for how long to visit Kushida Shrine and other Fukuoka attractions using our handy Fukuoka vacation planning tool.
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  • We were here on Sunday and they had a ceremony. Lots of people lined up to pay tribute to the Yamakasa god, and they rang the bells for blessings. Beside the shrine, there is where the Yamakasas are.....  more »
  • Came here for Lunar New Year prayer and blessings. This shrine is dedicated to Hakata Gion Yamakasa God. Absolutely beautiful and highly recommended to visit. Don’t forget to see the back and front....  more »
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  • A historical shrine located not far from the Canal City mall. Enjoyed the atmosphere there as it is quite peaceful to walk around the shrine. There was a big giant float (kazariyama) placed at the shrine during my visit. It is humongous and I wonder how the people there can carry it and walk around during the festival, really impressive… Please drop by if you are touring around that area.
  • Enjoyed the atmosphere there as it is quite peaceful to walk around the shrine. I strongly recommend drop by if you are touring around that area.
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