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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
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...
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
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
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
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