Kushida Shrine in Hakata Area

About Kushida Shrine

Kushida Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in the Hakata area of Fukuoka, Japan. It is one of the most important shrines in the city, with a history dating back over 1,200 years. The shrine is dedicated to Amaterasu, the sun goddess, and Susanoo, the god of the sea and storms.

Things to See and Do

  • View the impressive torii gate at the entrance of the shrine
  • Explore the beautiful gardens and ponds surrounding the main shrine buildings
  • Visit the museum inside the shrine complex, which houses a collection of historical artifacts and artwork related to the shrine's history
  • Participate in one of the many festivals and events held at the shrine throughout the year, such as the Hakata Gion Yamakasa festival in July
  • Buy souvenirs and traditional Japanese goods at the shrine's gift shop

Getting There

Kushida Shrine is located in the Hakata area of Fukuoka, approximately 15 minutes by foot from Hakata Station. The shrine can also be accessed by bus or subway.

Opening Hours and Admission

The shrine is open daily from 6am to 7pm. Admission is free.

Contact Information

Address: 1-41 Kamikawabata-machi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka 812-0026, Japan

Phone: +81 92-291-2951

Latitude: 33.5904° N

Longitude: 130.4186° E