Taga Taisha, Taga-cho

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Taga-taisha (多賀大社) is a Shinto shrine located in Taga, Shiga Prefecture, Japan dedicated to Izanagi and Izanami. It is associated with long life, successful marriage and good fortune. The shrine is frequently referred to as O-taga-san (お多賀さん) by local residents. The gardens of the inner shoin are a nationally designated Place of Scenic Beauty.
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  • 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.  more »
  • 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...  more »
  • This beautiful shrine, dedicated to Izanagi and Izanami, is already mentioned in the Kojiki. It was allegedly founded in AD 620. The garden is worth more than a honorable mention, too. Definitely one of the must-see spots in Shiga.
  • A very nice shrine complex. The nearby shrine was part of Taga Taisha, but they were divided as the Meiji rulers split it during the drive to modernize.

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