Taga Shrine

Taga Shrine

Taga Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Shiga prefecture in Kinki district. The shrine is dedicated to Izanagi no Mikoto ( the god of life ). It was listed in the Register of Deities of the Engishiki (the laws of the 10th-century Japan).

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Name Taga Shrine
"多賀大社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 604, Taga, Taga-cho, Inukami-gun, Shiga, Japan
"滋賀県犬上郡多賀町大字多賀604" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 10-minute drive from the Hikone I.C. on the Meishin Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0749-48-1101

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Nihon Shoki

The Nihon Shoki (日本書紀), sometimes translated as The Chronicles of Japan, is the second oldest book of classical Japanese history. The book is also called the Nihongi (日本紀 lit. Japanese Chronicles). It is more elaborate and detailed than the Kojiki, the oldest, and has proven to be an important tool for historians and archaeologists as it includes the most complete extant historical record of ancient Japan. The Nihon Shoki was finished in 720 under the editorial supervision of Prince Toneri and with the assistance of O no Yasumaro.

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