Taga Shrine is located near Wakayama Castle. Although the shrine grounds are not large, it is nationally known as a shrine for naming babies, with Izanagi no Mikoto and Izanami no Mikoto as the main deities.
As the temperature rises in June, the chozuya (also called temizuya, place for ritual cleansing of hands and mouth with water) at Taga Shrine is decorated with a windmill and wind chimes to create a cool appearance.
It is said the origin of the Hachiman Shrine is in 902. There is the Kora Myojin Shrine in the the precincts.
Mikoshi (portable shrine)
The park covers a vast area of 10.23 hectares with many varieties and plants that can be enjoyed in all four seasons.
The 3,500 ㎡ flowerbeds contain approximately 20,000 plants and new varieties of flowers, a greenhouse with giant cacti, a rose garden, a hydrangea garden, and a “lotus pond.
In April and May, the flower beds are filled with Livingston daisies and other flowers, and azaleas can also be seen throughout the park.