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An interesting Fertlity Shrine but a poor Museum alongside it

We have seen Fertility Shrines in China, South Korea, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand. We have been to... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2016
Chook1
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Sydney, Australia
The sex museum

One mans collection of paintings, drawings,and other artifacts all concerning sex and particularly... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2015
Alan S
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Brisbane, Australia
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8 Jul 2018
“We liked it”
20 May 2018
“Pray for Long life and fertility”
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1340 Fujie, Uwajima 798-0010, Ehime Prefecture
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Me and my wife had a short stop in Uwajima during a train day trip through western Shikoku. It seemed intriguing to visit Taga Jinja shrine and fertility museum after Uwajima castle. It was good to see a large collection of all items concerning sex...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

A nice shrine complex with a few sex related items on the grounds. There is an adjoining sex museum. An easy walk from the train station and to/from the Uwajima Castle.

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Reviewed 23 November 2016

We have seen Fertility Shrines in China, South Korea, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand. We have been to "penis parks" in Laos, South Korea and museums of Sex in Paris, South Korea, Prague. The Taga Shrine is another example of the importance of fertility paricularly in...More

2  Thank Chook1
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

Temple was nice looking, cosy. The museum was not what we expected. Cannot advice it to people that have a little bit weak stomach. There are to much details, a really strange collection... Would not recommend it...

Thank Paul v
Reviewed 13 May 2015

One mans collection of paintings, drawings,and other artifacts all concerning sex and particularly the penis. There is a giant penis carved out of a log which is possibly the most interesting relic. This is a fertility shrine which once was a common sight in Japanese...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 20 September 2014

While these places are not worth going to Uwajima alone for, they can be part of a good day trip that includes other sights, like Uwajima Castle, Warei Temple, Tenshaen Garden and Date Museum. Particularly because there used to be far more shrines like this,...More

3  Thank Hakataboi
Reviewed 6 July 2014

Uwajima is known for the sex museum on the grounds of the Taga Shrine.  Shintoism originally had a strong fertility culture attached to it, somewhat suppressed by Christian missionaries.  But a few of the shrines still glory in sex, and this is one of them. ...More

1  Thank hfot2
Reviewed 12 November 2013

It's most famous for its sex museum which happened to be a very average museum. The first floor is stuffed with objects such as statues from India an Thailand that rather belong to ethnographic museums. The second floor displays various reproductions on sexual themes from...More

2  Thank Ron S
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