Made with plums beloved by Sugawara no Michizane Tenjin-sama-no-Ume
Handmade ’umeboshi’ (salted plums) made using plum fruits collected from the plum trees on the grounds of Dazaifu Tenman-gu Shrine. These plums were greatly beloved by Sugawara no Michizane. At the Dazaifu Tenman-gu, there are numerous blooming plum trees dedicated in reverence to Sugawara no Michizane; the plums picked from these trees are used to make a pickled specialty using only shiso and salt. There is a limited quantity available on the 25th of every month; every year on the 1st of November, the ’first plum’ is sold.
25th of every month
|Address||818-0117 4-7-1 Saifu, Dazaifu City|
Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine Business Office
|Access||Appx. 15 minutes from Dazaifu IC
|Genre||Shrines and Temples (History and Culture) Plum Blossoms (Flowers and Plants) Specialties and Souvenirs (Products and Specialties)|
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