Dazaifu Tenmangu Ume Festival

START: Feb 25, 2020 END: Feb 25, 2020

Feb. 25 is the anniversary of the death of Michizane Sugawara, enshrined in Dazaifu Tenmangu as the god of education. On this day, priests of the shrine wear plum branches on their headdresses and offer plum blossoms along with special sake to console Michizane’s spirit. The god of wisdom is also visited by numerous admirers during Tobiume Kosha Festival on Feb. 24 and 25 to wish for a successful life of the family and good health.

• 2/25 (Tue.)
• 11:00~12:00
• Free
• Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine
4-7-1 Saifu, Dazaifu City, Fukuoka

All photos provided by Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine

Published: Jan 20, 2020 / Last Updated: Jan 20, 2020

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