Taga Taisha, Taga-cho

4.3
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.
Make Taga Taisha a centerpiece of your Taga-cho vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Taga-cho trip planner.
Source
Create an itinerary including Taga Taisha
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Taga Taisha Reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
145 reviews
Google
4.3
TripAdvisor
  • 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 »
Google
  • 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.

Plan your trip to Taga-cho

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Taga-cho

3.7
Duration: 1 hour
3.3
Duration: 1 hour
4.1
Duration: 1 hour

Side trips from Taga-cho

4.9
Duration: 1 hour
4.6
Duration: 1 hour
3.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
3.6
Duration: 1 hour

Hidden gems in Taga-cho

4.1
Duration: 1 hour
2.5
Duration: 1 hour
3.3
Duration: 1 hour
1.3
Duration: 4 hours

Nearby attractions in Taga-cho

3.1
Duration: 1 hour
3.3
Duration: 30 minutes