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This shrine in the south of Kyoto is famous for its thousands of vermilion torii gates straddling the mountain paths, forming mysterious tunnels 4km long in total. This is the headquarters shine for some 30,000 Inari shrines all over the country, dedicated to the god of bountiful harvest and business prosperity. In the main precinct, you will see dozens of fox statues as the fox is considered the messenger of the Inari god. The torii gates are all donated by worshippers since the 16 centur...

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Hi, My name is Miho, an English licensed guide in Japan. I escort tourists across Japan, I really recommend you to visit Kyoto. Kyoto was an ancient capital and has over 1,200 year history. One of must see place is Fushimi-Inari-shrine. ...

Hi, My name is Miho, an English licensed guide in Japan. I escort tourists across Japan, I really recommend you to visit Kyoto. Kyoto was an ancient capital and has over 1,200 year history. One of must see place is Fushimi-Inari-shrine. Kyoto boasts about 1,600 Buddhist Temple and some 300 shinto shrines. This Fushimi-Inari-shrine is the most popular tourist spot among foreign people. It is famous for its 1,000 Torii-gates. The Torii gates divide the sacred world from our ordinary world. I am sure that you enjoy its picturesque and mysterious atmosphere! Also you can enjoy a lot of food stands leading to the shrine. I will looking forward to escort you!

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VisitedJun 2018

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good!

good!

VisitedFeb 2018

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VisitedSep 2014

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Kyoto?

Kyoto?

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This shrine is said to have established in the early 8th century. This shrine enshrines the god of rice and harvest. At this shrine, you can see pair of stone foxes. Because the tail of a fox resembles the ears of a rice plant, a fox w...

This shrine is said to have established in the early 8th century. This shrine enshrines the god of rice and harvest.
At this shrine, you can see pair of stone foxes.
Because the tail of a fox resembles the ears of a rice plant, a fox was believed to be the messanger of the god.
Moreover, this shrine was worshipped as the patron of business by merchants and manufacturers.
There are roughly 5,000 torii or sacred gate. Each toria is donated by the believers.
Since this shrine is the most famous spot in Gapan for foreign tourists, pleas visit this shrine!!

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You must be feeling to leave the fans into the world of daily life. With Torii way you to four intersection. From where you can see the southern part of Kyoto. There are also small hotels. Try daoheshou udon in the Division and the arc!

You must be feeling to leave the fans into the world of daily life. With Torii way you to four intersection. From where you can see the southern part of Kyoto. There are also small hotels. Try daoheshou udon in the Division and the arc!


你一定感觉离开日常生活迷入别的世界. 随着鸟居之路, 你就到四字路口. 从那里你可以看京都市的南部. 那里还有小饭店. 试试稻荷寿司和弧里乌冬面吧!

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Thousands of vermilion torii gates bring you a fantastic view which was introduced in the film, "Memoirs of a Geisha". Fushimi Inari Shrine attracts so many visitors and tourists thruout a year. It gains a great popularity ...

Thousands of vermilion torii gates bring you a fantastic view which was introduced in the film, "Memoirs of a Geisha". Fushimi Inari Shrine attracts
so many visitors and tourists thruout a year. It gains a great popularity from overseas tourists, too.

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This is definitely a gem of Kyoto! Tourists can enjoy trekking the hill while learning about a very fascinating faith, Shinto, which is actively taken in Japanese peoples' lives even today.

This is definitely a gem of Kyoto! Tourists can enjoy trekking the hill while learning about a very fascinating faith, Shinto, which is actively taken in Japanese peoples' lives even today.

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I have guided Fushimi Inari Taisha so many times. So I can describe it very well and interestingly.

I have guided Fushimi Inari Taisha so many times. So I can describe it very well and interestingly.

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The approach of the hill to the shrine passes through roughly 5,000 torii,shrine gates. They were donated at Fushimi Inari Taisha as offerings by devotees. You feel some mysterious atmosphere as walking through the sacred tunnel and fine...

The approach of the hill to the shrine passes through roughly 5,000 torii,shrine gates. They were donated at Fushimi Inari Taisha as offerings by devotees. You feel some mysterious atmosphere as walking through the sacred tunnel and finest view of the city is available from the top of the hill.

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