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Kurume City

Kora Grand Shrine

Kora-taisha Shrine is located on Mt. Kora at an altitude of 312 m. The deity is believed to protect people from bad luck, prolong life and longevity, ensure traffic safety, and bring good fortune and happiness to all aspects of their lives. This photo was taken on a June evening on the stairs from the parking lot to the shrine office. in August, the lanterns on both sides of the stone steps are lit for the dedication ceremony. The shrine pavilion is designated as a national important cultural property and is one of the largest shrine buildings in Kyushu.

Recommended month/time of day

15 minutes by taxi from JR Kyudai Main Line "Kurume Daigaku-mae Station", approximately 50 minutes walk from "Kurume Daigaku-mae Station". Parking lot: 100 spaces

Nearby tourist attractions

Kurume Forest Azalea Park (0.9km)
Kurume Cycle Family Park (1.8km)

Nearby event information

Cosmos Park Kitano Cosmos Festival (October)

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