Built on the 68-metre high Mt. Atago in 72 A.D., Atago Shrine is the most time-honoured shrine in Fukuoka. The shrine is said to be effective if you pray for something like health, wealth, love, academic success etc.. Enjoying night view from Atago Shrine is highly recommended, because you can not only admire the marvelous night landscape of Fukuoka city, but also 2,000 illuminated cherry blossoms.
Admission: free of charge
Number of sakura trees: 2,000
The age of trees:
Variety: Yoshino cherry, Kawazuzakura, Yaezakura etc.
2019/2020 Cherry Blossom Viewing Dates at Atago Shrine
Cherry blossom viewing period: mid March to mid April
Best time to view in 2019: mid March to mid April
Best time to view in 2020 (estimated): March 16 to early April 14
Cherry blossom festival in 2019: March 16 to April 14