Atago Shrine鷲尾爱宕神社

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

Light-up:

Cherry blossom festival in 2019: March 16 to April 14

How to visit

Access: A 13-minute walk from the subway Muromi Station; A 8-minute walk from the Nishitetsu Bus Atagoshita bus stop (bus No.9).
Address: 2-7-1, Atago, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka City
Japanese address: 福岡県福岡市西区愛宕2丁目7-1

Cherry blossoms Viewing Guide