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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  • Come a few times, each time the feeling is different, located in the streets, not hard to find, each season is also different, if there is a festival is also African, it is worth coming to
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  • Yamakasa is big. It is a visit while walking to Gion on foot from Hakata Station. There are a lot of temples because there is Gion. It's a pretty fun place. After all, yamakasa is worth seeing.
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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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