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Small shrine

Drove through uwajima. The carpark for the shrine was not easy to find. After a small bridge there... read more

Reviewed February 9, 2019
Singapore, Singapore
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An interesting Fertlity Shrine but a poor Museum alongside it

We have seen Fertility Shrines in China, South Korea, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand. We have been to... read more

Reviewed November 23, 2016
Sydney, Australia
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Feb 9, 2019
“Small shrine”
May 8, 2019
“Peaceful site with things on its mind”
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Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

It would be fair to say that the orientation is sexual here, with subtle displays of genitalia (and some not so subtle). It is shady and cool in here and a good place to rest. In the morning I was outnumbered by museum staff.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

Drove through uwajima. The carpark for the shrine was not easy to find. After a small bridge there was an instruction to the shrine bigger carpark. Probably it was winter, there was no other visitors. We just had a quick walk around the shrine.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LimKahChuan
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Me and my wife had a short stop in Uwajima during a train day trip through western Shikoku. It seemed intriguing to visit Taga Jinja shrine and fertility museum after Uwajima castle. It was good to see a large collection of all items concerning sex...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

A nice shrine complex with a few sex related items on the grounds. There is an adjoining sex museum. An easy walk from the train station and to/from the Uwajima Castle.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank DYA717
Reviewed November 23, 2016

We have seen Fertility Shrines in China, South Korea, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand. We have been to "penis parks" in Laos, South Korea and museums of Sex in Paris, South Korea, Prague. The Taga Shrine is another example of the importance of fertility paricularly in...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank Chook1
Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

Temple was nice looking, cosy. The museum was not what we expected. Cannot advice it to people that have a little bit weak stomach. There are to much details, a really strange collection... Would not recommend it...

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank atacamaw
Reviewed May 12, 2015

One mans collection of paintings, drawings,and other artifacts all concerning sex and particularly the penis. There is a giant penis carved out of a log which is possibly the most interesting relic. This is a fertility shrine which once was a common sight in Japanese...More

Date of experience: April 2015
13  Thank Alan S
Reviewed September 19, 2014

While these places are not worth going to Uwajima alone for, they can be part of a good day trip that includes other sights, like Uwajima Castle, Warei Temple, Tenshaen Garden and Date Museum. Particularly because there used to be far more shrines like this,...More

Date of experience: March 2014
3  Thank Hakataboi
Reviewed July 6, 2014

Uwajima is known for the sex museum on the grounds of the Taga Shrine.  Shintoism originally had a strong fertility culture attached to it, somewhat suppressed by Christian missionaries.  But a few of the shrines still glory in sex, and this is one of them. ...More

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank hfot2
Reviewed November 12, 2013

It's most famous for its sex museum which happened to be a very average museum. The first floor is stuffed with objects such as statues from India an Thailand that rather belong to ethnographic museums. The second floor displays various reproductions on sexual themes from...More

Date of experience: October 2013
2  Thank Ron S
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