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60th Anniversary Series

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"60th Anniversary Series of the Enforcement of the Local Autonomy Fukuoka Prefecture"
Date of Issue: 15th June 2015

Japan 60th Anniversary Series of the Enforcement of the Local Autonomy Fukuoka Prefecture stamp sheet

 

 

  1. Okinoshima Island, Munakata Taisya and a Ring made of gold.
    Munakata Taisha is the name of a group of three Shinto shrines, located on three separate islands (Hetsu-gū on Kyushu Island, Nakatsu-gū on Oshima Island and Okitsu-gū on Okinoshima Island). They are known as the head of the approximately 6'000 Munakata shrines all over Japan. Depicted is the shrine on Kyushu, located in the city Munakata.
  2. Kokura Castle in the city Kitakyushu.
  3. Asakura Three Waterwheels.
    They are known as the largest example in Japan of automatically rotating and pumping water wheels (constructed in the mid-18th Century).
    In the background Takatori-yama (801.6 m) of the Minou Mountains.
  4. River rafting on Yanagawa river.
  5. Hikosan Jingu, Shinto shrine located in Soeda.

Illustration:
Oohori Park in Fukuoka City.

 

 

 

  1. Okinoshima Island, Munakata Taisya and a Ring made of gold.
    Munakata Taisha is the name of a group of three Shinto shrines, located on three separate islands (Hetsu-gū on Kyushu Island, Nakatsu-gū on Oshima Island and Okitsu-gū on Okinoshima Island). They are known as the head of the approximately 6'000 Munakata shrines all over Japan. Depicted is the shrine on Kyushu, located in the city Munakata.
  2. Kokura Castle in the city Kitakyushu.
  3. Asakura Three Waterwheels.
    They are known as the largest example in Japan of automatically rotating and pumping water wheels (constructed in the mid-18th Century).
    In the background Takatori-yama (801.6 m) of the Minou Mountains.
  4. River rafting on Yanagawa river.
  5. Hikosan Jingu, Shinto shrine located in Soeda.

Illustration:
Oohori Park in Fukuoka City.

 

 

 

 

 

 
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