Kyushu Olle Munakata/Oshima Course


Oshima is full of beautiful natural landscapes, its deep history can be felt.It is the only island olle course in Kyushu Olle.

Along the course there are Munakata grand shrine nakatsu no miya enshrined Tagitsuhime no kami the second daughter god of three sisters and Okitsu no miya yohaijo to worship Munakata grand shrine okitsu no miya enshrined the oldest daughter god Tagorihime no kami located at Okinoshima known as a sacred place where gods dwell, which empower people in the region.

Okinoshima is 50km away from Oshima. It is generally prohibited to enter the island, however it is possible to worship Okitsu no miya from Okitsu no miyayohaijo from Oshima. Also a red seal of its shrine is given at the office of Nakatsu no miya.

This course is 11.4km long, requires about 4-5 hours to complete, intended for intermediate or advanced trekkers.

Time period: All year long

Basic Information

Address (Japanese) 811-3701 福岡県宗像市
Address 1809-18 Oshima Munakata City, Start point: Oshima ferry terminal
Telephone Number 0940-36-0037(宗像市商工観光課)
Contact Munakata-shi business and industry
Fax Number 0940-36-0320
Open As a walking course there are no usage periods or fees.
Price Free of charge ※Some paid events held
Car Park A pay parking lot is available at Konominato Ferry Terminal
Access ・About 20 minutes by bus from JR Togo Station to Konominato Ferry Terminal
・About 40 minutes from Koga highway interchange
・About 20 minutes by ferry from Konominato Ferry Terminal.

*Information on facilities is subject to change. Please check each official website for the latest information.


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