What Makes the Dazaifu Tenmangu Experience Extraordinary
Dazaifu Tenmangu is an open, vibrant shrine with a rich history and forward-thinking outlook. Learn about the shrine’s architecture and functionality, the customs and traditions of the Shinto faith, and the role of amulets in seeking good fortune. Engage with centuries-old artworks and cutting-edge contemporary art installations. Get to know the people who operate and maintain the shrine, and find out how nature and the seasons provide an ever-changing backdrop for Dazaifu Tenmangu and its grounds.
Explore the Grounds
The grounds of Dazaifu Tenmangu are extensive, dotted with thousands of plum trees and a hundred huge camphor trees, creating an urban oasis perfect for strolling. Besides the impressive honden, or main sanctuary, there are museums, smaller shrines, statues, contemporary artworks, and teashops selling the famous local umegaemochi sweets.View more