Taga Shrine

Taga Shrine was established in 1691 (Genroku 4) as the tutelary god of the Kuroda Nogata Domain. The faithful believe the god enshrined here brings long life and protection againest evil spirits. Every fall at the Taga Shrine Fall Festival, the Hiwakaodori (a traditional dance and Fukuoka Prefecture Designated Intangible Cultural Asset) has been performed since the Edo era (1603-1868). The famous Japanese author, Fumiko Hayashi, wrote about this Shinto Festival in detail in her novel Horoki (Vagabond’s Diary) in the early Showa era (1926-1989).

Address 822-0016 701 Nogata, Nogata City
Contact Tel:0949-22-0125 
Taga Shrine
Fees Free
and Holidays
Open year round
Parking Parking for 300 cars
Access *About a 5 minute walk from JR Chikuho Mail Line Nogata Station
Times Available Morning-5pm
Area Chikuho Area
Genre Shrines and Temples (History and Culture)

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