Mount Kubote


As the mecca of Buzen mountain asceticism, Mt. Kubote is a religious mountain that has been called “The 500-monk Mountain”. The mountian has a peculiar hump sticking out of the middle of its hillside, and is also a Government-Designated Historical Site.
The “Otauesai” Festival (another Government-Designated Intangible Folk Cultural Asset) is held at Kunitama Shrine on March 29 of every year. The mountain comes to life with hikers taking in the sight of fresh greenery every spring (April through May) and foliage in the autumn (November)!

*About the Mountain: Government-Designated Historical Site; Altitude - 782 meters (about 2,566 feet)

Basic Information

Address (Japanese) 828-0086 福岡県豊前市大字求菩提
Address Kubote, 202 Toriihata, Iwaya, Buzen City, Fukuoka
Telephone Number 0979-82-1111(豊前市 生涯学習課)
Contact Buzen City
Car Park Available: 40 vehicles (10 buses)
Access By tain and bus: From JR Unoshima Station, take the city bus to Buzenji Shiryokan; 60 minute walk from there.

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


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