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Touzan Shrine

Touzan Shrine

We assume the Onin era Emperor the chief god, and, in site, *sosumomosanheihi is God of a certain ceramic ware, too. It is said that the shrine was built in 1658. We can touch Otorii and pair of stone guardian dogs which are all made of porcelain which we cannot look at elsewhere in Shinto shrine, large jar, taste only in town of ceramic ware including fence around a shrine.
Shinto shrine is holy domain. Please pray for clean feeling. It is said that distance with God approaches by following tradition of worship, and making courtesy for God.

〒844-0004
2-5-1, Odaru, Arita-cho, Nishimatsuura-gun, Saga
TEL: 0955-42-3310
Access:
 20 minutes on foot from JR Kami-Arita Station
 7 minutes by car from JR Arita Station
 10 minutes by car from Hasami Arita IC

Announcements

The Touzan Shrine sells o-mamori (good-luck charms) made from Arita porcelain. There is a huge variety of charms for all kinds of purposes available. Come and get your favourite talisman from Arita!

Further Information

  • In spring, the approximately 500 cherry trees around Touzan Shrine are in full bloom.

    In spring, the approximately 500 cherry trees around Touzan Shrine are in full bloom.

  • In autumn, the foliage of the maple trees turns bright red.

    In autumn, the foliage of the maple trees turns bright red.

  • A rare spectacle: trains rushing through shine grounds.

    A rare spectacle: trains rushing through shine grounds.