Taga Taisya Shrine

Shrine
A Shinto shrine located in Taga, Taga Town, Inukami County, Shiga Prefecture. The shrine is dedicated to the gods Izanagi-no-Okami and Izanami-no-Okami. Known locally as “O-Taga-san,” the shrine is believed to grant worshippers long life and luck in love. During the Kugatsu Korei-sai festival on September 9, a “Kochi Kochi” sumo competition is held which predicts whether the year’s harvests will be good or poor.

Spot details

Address
Shiga Pref. Inukamiguntagachou Taga 604
Phone
0749481101
Hours
7:00-17:00
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[Admission fee] Free [Okushoin Garden] 300yen
Parking Lot
Available
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Available
Wi-Fi
Not available
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available
Pet friendly
Yes (Grounds only, not inside the building)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Review

  • Peaceful Place ,but not must see
    3.0 Reviewed:2017.07.08
    Peaceful,quiet,clean air...You can refresh your mind.Also you can buy some local foods and staffs around this shrine.Many shop are there.
  • Serene ... way off the beaten track and well worth it!
    4.0 Reviewed:2017.05.25
    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...
  • Nice surprise
    4.0 Reviewed:2016.03.20
    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...

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