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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 May 24, 2017
VanessaY650
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Tokyo, Japan
Nice surprise

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

Reviewed March 20, 2016
Hitcher84
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Camarillo, California
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Jul 8, 2017
“Peaceful Place ,but not must see”
May 24, 2017
“Serene ... way off the beaten track and well worth it!”
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Taga, Taga-cho, Inukami-gun 522-0341, Shiga Prefecture
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Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank VanessaY650
Reviewed March 20, 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

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Hitcher84
Reviewed August 16, 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

Date of experience: August 2015
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