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Fushimi Inari Taisha is a shinto jinja dedicated to Inari, located in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan. A torii at Itsukushima Shrine Shinto (神道 shintō) is a native religion of Japan and was once its state religion. ... A Jinja (Japanese: 神社) is a Shinto shrine including its surrounding natural area but it is more common to refer to buildings as a jinja. ... Inari(稲荷) is the Shinto god of fertility, rice, and foxes. ... Categories: Japan-related stubs ...


It is especially well known for the thousands of vermilion torii lining the paths on the hill on which the shrine is located. Categories: Colors | Pigments | Stub ... A famous floating torii at Itsukushima Shrine Gateway to Shinto shrine with torii A torii (Japanese: 鳥居) is a traditional Japanese gate commonly found at the entry to a Shinto shrine. ...

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Fushimi Inari shrine has tens of thousands of orange-colored torii (gates which traditionally mark the entrance to a shrine.
Fushimi Inari is quite an amazing place, you can walk for 20 minutes and still have more torii to walk through and there are quite a few statutes of foxes which are commonly found at Inari, the Shinto deity of rice, shrines in Japan.
To reach Fushimi Inari, take the JR Nara Line to JR Inari Station, which takes about five minutes from Kyoto Station and the shrine is just in front of the station.
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