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  • History, Shrines & Temples
Kashiigu Shrine

Enshrines emperor Chuai, empress Jingu, the mother of emperor Oujin, and the Sumiyoshi Daijin (thre…

East Area

Atago Shrine

This is the oldest shrine in Fukuoka City and one of Japan’s three major shrines dedicated to the g…

West, Itoshima Area

Fukuoka Castle Ruins

Kuroda Nagamasa, the first lord of Fukuoka province, started constructing Fukuoka castle in 1601 an…

Ohori/Ropponmatsu Area

Maizuru Park

This park is built around Fukuoka castle ruins and located within just 15 minutes from Tenjin (the …

Ohori/Ropponmatsu Area

Kin-in Park

This is said to be the place where a peasant named Jinbe discovered under a big stone a gold seal (…

East Area

Kanzeonji temple

Fukuoka City Neighborhoods

Hirao Sanso (Mountain Villa)

Nomura Motoni(1806-1867) was a female poet of the late Edo Period from the local area and known as …

Tenjin/Yakuin Area

Terumo Shrine

This shrine is dedicated to Kuroda Nagamasa, the first lord of Chikuzen Kuroda Clan, and his father…

Ohori/Ropponmatsu Area

Ryuguji Temple

This is a temple of Jodo Buddhism. It was originally located on the beach near the port. A traditio…

Nakasu-Kawabata Area


This is the temple of Rinzai school Daitokuji sect Buddhism and is also referred to by the name of …

Hakata Area

Tochoji Temple

This head temple of Shingon Buddhism Kyushu sect is given the special name Nangakuzan. It is dedica…

Hakata Area


This is the temple of Rinzai School Daitokuji Sect Buddhism and also referred to by the name of Oga…

Hakata Area


Rinzai sect of Zen Buddhism and its Sango (temple’s title) is Ankokuzan. The shrine was constructed…

Hakata Area

Jotenji Temple

This is the temple of Rinzai school Tofukuji sect Buddhism. It is also known by the name of Banshos…

Hakata Area

Fukuoka City Archeology Center

Of many archaeological sites found in Japan, more than 950 sites are located in Fukuoka. Fukuoka ci…

Hakata Area

Hakata History Museum

If you want to know the history of Hakata Gion Yamakasa festival, you should visit this exhibition …

Nakasu-Kawabata Area

Mongolian Invasion Historical Museum

The museum is located in the Higashi Park where the Fukuoka prefectural office building is. Exhibit…

Hakata Area

The Ruins of Akizuki Castle & Akizuki Kuromon Gate

An old lord called Harada Tanekatsu built this castle in 1203 when he refounded his clan under the …

Fukuoka City Neighborhoods

Ogususama (the tomb of Shakokumei)

Shakokumei was a naturalized citizen of Japan, originally from Song, who was active in Japan-Song t…

Hakata Area

Nureginu Zuka (burial mound), Meibonji-itabi (monument board) of Koe …

During the reign of Emperor Shomu (724-749), a daughter of Sano Chikayo, an ancient official of def…

Hakata Area

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