Fushimi Inari-Taisha Shrine
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Have you ever been to Japan for Travel? The 2020 Summer Tokyo Olympics is coming soon and If you come to Japan, definitely you should come to Kyoto for travel.
Kyoto was the capital city for about 1000 years in the old history of Japan. And It was dense with many main political buildings and religious structures. It had less damage from an air raid during the WW2 and still remain historical building.
Therefore, there is 17 world heritage in the city, and now very famous sightseeing spot in Japan. If you like history, this place is really good to come.
Especially, This town has the best awarded by foreign traveler chosen sightseeing spot in Japan. Which is called “Fushimi Inari-Taisha Shrine”.
I summarized this shrine. I truly recommend this city.
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Fushimi Inari-Taisha Shrine
What is a shrine?
We have about 80 thousand of the shrine in Japan. Each shrine worships different gods, and it has the purpose to visit like love, safe, succeed on business, etc… This is Shintoism building and people often visit to admire the god. A strong relationship with culture.
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What is the Inari shrine?
The feature of this, You can see fox monuments on this shrine in Japan. Moreover, there are many red gates. This red gate meaning is the connection with God’s place and passes thought our hope. So, Each gate votive by person or company. These gates are so beautiful landscape and also popular to see it.
First of all, the Inari shrine used to worships agriculture god. The inari (稲）meaning is rice in Japanese which is the main food in Japan. Afterward, Japanese people start a business, this shrine also to succeed god. There are about 30 thousands of Inari shrine in Japan. And Fushimi Inari-Taisha originated Inari shrine. So call, the main building of this part of the worship shrine. Therefore, 3 million people come to visit here.
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The top of this shrine is actual on the mountain. It takes about an hour. I recommend that you should wear flexible shoes.
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Romon (Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine)
At first, you can see this building.
Honden (Main building)
This is the main building. You can buy an amulet here.
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This is the most famous place here. Here are thousands of gates. Moreover, you can walk through it.
When you go up to the hill, you can also see many huge gates.
Information (Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine)
|Address||68 Fukakusa Yabunouchicho, Fushimi Ward, Kyoto, 612-0882|
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