Shikaumi-jinja Shrine Okitsu-gu Shrine

It is believed that this land was the origin of the Azumi people, a powerful ancient clan that commanded the people of the sea. This shrine, dedicated to a god of the sea, is sung of in the Manyoshuu as follows: ”Even if we pass beyond the cape of the raging bell, we shall never forget Shika, god of the ocean.” At that island’s tip is another island connected by land where Okitsu-gu is enshrined; this location has been a ’power spot’ since ancient times.

All year long

Address 811-0325 Shikanoshima, Higashi Ward, Fukuoka City
Contact Tel:092-603-6501 
Shikaumi-jinja Shrine
Access 5 minute walk from Kyuka Village Shikanoshima
Area Fukuoka Area
Genre Beaches, Islands and Capes (Natural Scenery) Shrines and Temples (History and Culture)

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