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Go west : Dazaifu Tenman-guu and Kyushu National Museum

Dazaifu Tenman-guu : The “ema-dou” area and around the pond The “ema-dou” (ema house) area - "Bonsai" market - A small market of plum tree pots was held beside "Ema-dou". There is a small square where “ema-dou” is located. “Ema” is a wooden plaques with people’s wishes and/or appreciation to God.…

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Go west : Dazaifu Tenman-guu – Main area

Dazaifu Tenman-guu : Main area and around The main shrine area – Rou-mon – The main gate to the main shrine area. “Rou-mon” means “two-story gate”. Now the word is used for a gate which has no roof for the bottom story.…

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Go west : Dazaifu Tenman-guu – To the main shrine

Dazaifu Tenman-guu : To the main shrine On the way to the shrine from the station Like “Konpira-guu” in Kagawa, there are many shops and restaurants on either side of the street to the shrine. - Starbucks with a peculiar appearance - – “Ume ga e mochi” or “Ume ga ya mochi” – One of Dazaifu specialties.…

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Go west : Dazaifu and Sugawara no Michizane

2015/03/20 | Others ,

- Michizane by Yoshitoshi Tsukioka (1885) - On the top right, his poem, which was written when he was eleven, is shown. Illustration from GATAG Sugawara no Michizane is the person who is worshipped as god of study at the shrine, “Dazaifu Tenman-guu”.…

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