Most Beautiful Shrines & Temples In Fukuoka

Here're most beautiful shrines and temples to go when you travel in Fukuoka. Such as Nanzo-in Temple with the biggest statue of lying Buddha, and Dazaifutenmangu Shrine famous as a god of learning, we selected best historical sites posted in City's Pride by the travelers and the locals who have actually traveled in Fukuoka.

Most Beautiful Shrines & Temples In Fukuoka [1-8]

1Miyajidake Shrine

Road Of The Light Appears Only In February & October

The sun sets to Ainoshima Island located westward of the shrine's approach, and make a beautiful 'road of light'. It's so moving scenery that some people begin to cry. Also, Miyajidake Shrine is famous for Shime-nawa (straw rope) which is the biggest one in Japan.

2Ukiha Inari Shrine

The Great View Overlooked From The Range Of Torii Arch

You can see the view of peaceful countryside and mountains, and the range of red torii arch.

3Munakata Taisha Nakatsu Shrine

The Fantastic Illumination At A Munakata Taisha Nakatsu Shrine, A Birth Place Of Star Festival In Japan

Munakata Taisha Nakatsu Shrine is located at Oshima Island, and one of the elements of a world heritage 'Sacred Island of Okinoshima and Associated Sites in the Munakata Region'. It's said to be a birth place of Star Festival legend in Japan, and during the festival, people are fascinated with the fantastic atmosphere in the precinct illuminated by bamboo lanterns.

4Kora Taisha Shrine

The Most Beautiful Sunset & Torii Arch In Kurume City

I was moved with the scenery of the sunset and Kurume city from Kora Taisha Shrine. I must visit here in the evening.

5Munakatataisya Shrine

The Beauty of a Shrine of Three Goddesses

The Grand Shrine of Munakata is a general term for Hetsu Shrine in Munakata, Nakatsu Shrine in O-shima Island, and Okitsu Shrine in Okino-shima Island. Goddesses of a sea route between Korean Peninsula, that is say three goddesses of Munakata (Tagori-hime no kami, Tagitsu-hime no kami, Ichikishima-hime no kami) are deified and it is the head shrine of over 7000 Munakata Shrines in Japan.

6Nanzo-in Temple

Lucky Spot For Money! The Biggest Statue Of Reclining Buddha!

This Reclining Buddha is the biggest one as for a bronze stature, and the total length is 41meters, the height 11meters, and the weight 300tons! The soles are also big, and the people who touch them, can become healthy and make various wishes true.◎It's well know as a spiritual power spot where the visitors can get good fortune for money. Access: 3min walk from Kido Nanzoin Mae Station

7Sumiyoshi Shrine

Very Effective!? Good Luck Of The Oldest Sumiyoshi Shrine

It's the oldest shrine of the 2129 Sumiyoshi Shrines in Japan. There're eight historic shrines except for the main shrine in the large sight. Moving around these eight for better fortune is also well known.


A Shrine a God of Learning Sugawara no Michizane Sleeps

Dazaihu Tenman Gu Shrine is a spiritual power spot many students come from all over japan for success in examinations.