Category: shinto

Fox statues of different size and style are sc…

Fox statues of different size and style are scattered all over the mountain path of Fushimi Inari Shrine.

Ok, this is just getting ridiculous.

Ok, this is just getting ridiculous.

Some of the tiny shrines have many tiny torii.

Some of the tiny shrines have many tiny torii.

Some of the tiny shrines have grown thick with…

Some of the tiny shrines have grown thick with moss.

The path up the mountain is flanked by hundred…

The path up the mountain is flanked by hundreds of tiny fox shrines.

As you climb the mountain the crowds thin away…

As you climb the mountain the crowds thin away to nothing. Leaving you alone with the torii and rustling leaves.

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I hope you like Torii because we’re about to e…

I hope you like Torii because we’re about to enter “The Tunnel”

Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto

Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto

Nishiki Tenmangu, sits at one end of Nishiki M…

Nishiki Tenmangu, sits at one end of Nishiki Market Street.