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|
|Open year round|
|Parking||Parking for 300 cars|
|Access||*About a 5 minute walk from JR Chikuho Mail Line Nogata Station|
|Genre||Shrines and Temples (History and Culture)|
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