Sumiyoshi Jinja Shrine
Amongst the top Fukuoka beautiful places, the Sumiyoshi-jinja shrine is also one of the oldest shrines in Kyushu. Dedicated to the gods that protect the seafarers, this shrine is one which sailors, travellers and fishermen visit before heading to the sea. Surrounded by many Japanese cedar and camphor trees, the shrine also offers views of the Naka River.One of the main attractions of the shrine is its Main Hall, which has been rebuilt in its original style of 1623. You can also find numerous important national treasures, an ancient sword as well as a copper axe, along with old documents and manuscripts that date back to the Middle Ages.Location: 3 Chome-1-51 Sumiyoshi, Hakata Ward, FukuokaTimings: 09:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.