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Taga Taisha

Taga, Inukami-gun, Taga-cho 522-0341, Shiga Prefecture
+81 749-48-1101
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Serene ... way off the beaten track and well worth it!

The shrine was founded in 660 A.D., and was even mentioned in the Kojiki - the oldest book in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vanessa Y
,
Tokyo, Japan
Nice surprise

Excellent historic shrine. Origins date back to the 600s. Small row of red gates behind the main... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2016
Hitcher84
,
Camarillo, California
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4 weeks ago
“Serene ... way off the beaten track and well worth it!”
20 Mar 2016
“Nice surprise ”
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Taga, Inukami-gun, Taga-cho 522-0341, Shiga Prefecture
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+81 749-48-1101
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The shrine was founded in 660 A.D., and was even mentioned in the Kojiki - the oldest book in Japan. The shrine has a similar style to Ise Grand Shrine or Izumo Taisha, so the colours are very subdued. We went in the afternoon and...More

Thank Vanessa Y
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Excellent historic shrine. Origins date back to the 600s. Small row of red gates behind the main building. Saw some priests doing a ritual while we were there. Nice taiko drum in the main building. Worth the visit, but a little hard to get to...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Taga Taisha is one of my favorite temples in Shiga! It's got a bit of everything and is in a super cute area, complete with a few omiyage shops. If you can be there for a festival you're in luck! I've been several times and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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