Dazaifu is a city located in , , part of the greater Fukuoka metropolitan area. Nearby cities include and . Although mostly mountainous, it does have arable land used for paddy fields and market gardening.
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Notable Places in the Area

The Kyushu National Museum opened on October 16, 2005 in Dazaifu near Fukuoka—the first new national museum in Japan in over 100 years, and the first to elevate the focus on history over art. is situated 1½ km northeast of Dazaifu. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
Kōmyōzen-ji is a Zen temple in Dazaifu, , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Historic site
is situated 2 km northwest of Dazaifu. Photo: Saigen Jiro, CC0.

Railway station
Station is a railway station on the Kagoshima Main Line, operated by JR Kyushu in , , Japan. is situated 2 km south of Dazaifu. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a city in , . Bordering Dazaifu, Onojo, , , Ogori, Yasu, and Chikuho, Fukuoka, is essentially a southern suburb of Fukuoka City. Photo: Muyo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town located in Kasuya District, , . is situated 6 km north of Dazaifu.


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