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Fushimi Inari Taisha
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Very popular with tourists from overseas! Thousands of torii gates, the symbolic archway to Shinto shrines, have been line the entrance to this shrine, with each one donated by someone whose wish came true thanks to their prayers at this shrine. Even now torii gate donations are common, and it said to be more than 10,000 of them now stand in the Mt. Inari area behind the main shrine.
68 Yabunouchi-cho, Fukakusa, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
In case of a visit in the evening, the area around the main shrine is lit up and street lamps are installed along the way up to "Okusha Hohai-sho". However, a torch is necessary to visit further in the Mt. Inari area.
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