Kushida Shrine

This shrine is the tutelary shrine for the town of Hakata and was founded in the Heian Era(an era starting in 794 and lasting apporximately 400 years).It is a popular shrine with is the starting point if the Oiyama event geld in July 15,the last day if the Hakata Gion Yamakasa festival.Ither attractions include a permanently exhibited straw hat which is covered with decorations and the Hakata Historical Museum.

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