Category: shinto

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.

Yoshida Shrine

Yoshida Shrine

Shingukumano Shrine in Kyoto.

Shingukumano Shrine in Kyoto.

No photos are allowed of the shrine at Ise Gra…

No photos are allowed of the shrine at Ise Grand Shrine, so here are various pictures from the grounds. Including a picture of what is probably the largest koi I’ve ever seen.