More than 1300 years ago, Dazaifu flourished as Japan's western capital and became a part of the country's foreign affairs. Discover the city's rich and colorful heritage through its ancient attractions and important sites.
Spectacular shrine with strong ties to art and learning
Top-class museum with engaging exhibits on Japanese culture and history
Where modern design and mountain worship meet
8th century Zen temple and former ordination hall
Art and history among rice fields and farmland
The site of ancient Dazaifu's palatial administrative center
Walk the remnants of the city's former fortifications