Water of Eternal Youth


he well, dating back to the ancient Yamato period (300-550 CE), is in the rear of the Kashii Temple grounds. Following the orders of 14th Emperor of Japan Chuuai and Empress Jingu, Minister Takeuchi Nosukune dug the well on this spot during a stay at the temple. Morning and evening, water would be ladled out to prepare rice for presentation to the Emperor and Empress. When used, this miraculous spring is said to have a history of maintaining eternal youth and longevity for 300 years. The Environment Agency has certified the well as one of the top 100 natural springs. The temple gates open at 10 AM and close at 3 pm About a building Classification: Environmental Agency famous clear water 100 selections

Basic Information

Address (Japanese) 813-0011 福岡県福岡市東区香椎4-16-1
Address 3-8 Kashii, Higashi Ward, Fukuoka City
Telephone Number 092-681-1001(香椎宮社務所)
Contact Kashii shrine shrine office
Access From Nishitetsu Bus Kashiimiyamae 1 min. on foot
From Nishitetsu Miyajidakesen Kashiiguumae-eki 10min. on foot

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


Fukuoka Area
Famous Water and Springs Shrines & Temples

Neighborhood Sightseeing spots Neighborhood Sightseeing spots

People who viewed this page also viewed these pages. People who viewed this page also viewed these pages.

We use cookies on this site to enhance your experience. By continuing to browse, you agree to our use of cookies. See our Cookie Policy for more information.