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3-5 Hours Course

Dazaifu Area

It is a course that you can enjoy shopping at downtown of Fukuoka “Tenjin” and make your way to Dazaifu on Nishitetsu train. Approximately it takes 35 minutes from Tenjin station to Dazaifu station on Nishitetsu train. In Dazaifu, there is a “Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine” which is well known for enshrining the god of academic achievement, As well as “Kyushu National Museum” that was built as Japan’s 4th National Museum.

YokaNavi can recommend a course centered on the famous Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine, dedicated to the Shinto god of scholarship.


Tenjin Chikagai (Tenjin Underground Shopping Mall)

Tenjin Chikagai (Tenjin Underground Shopping Mall)

Tenjin is the largest shopping town in Kyushu. There are three major department stores like Iwataya, Daimaru and Mitsukoshi and many other fashion buildings. Many of those buildings are connected by the underground shopping mall, which is very convenient for you to shop. As there are also large electric stores such as Best Denki Fukuoka main branch and Bic Camera, you can purchase the latest electronic home appliances!

1-3 Underground, 2, tenjin, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City
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Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine

Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine

This shrine is famous nationwide for being dedicated to the god of study. There is a variety of let good fortune items available on the shrine premises. Especially popular is plum liquor made with the plums of the plum trees on the premises.

4-7-1, Saifu, Dazaifu
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Kyushu National Museum

Kyushu National Museum

This is the fourth national museum in Japan, introducing the history and culture of Japan in great detail. Special exhibitions are held in each season. Inside the museum is also a restaurant and a museum shop with a lot of items suitable for souvenirs.Free back yard tour starting at 14:00 on Sundays is very popular. The tour gives you a rare opportunity to see the back scene of a museum with guidance!

4-7-2, Ishizaka, Dazaifu
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Komyozenji temple

Komyozenji temple

Tucked in quietly right behind the Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine is Komyozenji Temple, also known as Kokedera ("moss temple"). Its main attraction is its beautiful rock gardens, which are more than worth a look. The front garden is a bukko sekitei (Buddha rock garden) with rocks arranged into the Chinese character for “light.” The rear garden uses green moss to represent land and white sand to represent sea and is called Itteki Kaitei, meaning that even the vast ocean started from a single drop of water. The year-round beauty here will soothe your heart, whether it’s the fresh greenery at the beginning of summer or the colorful autumn leaves.

2-16-1, Saifu, Dazaifu
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