Fushimi Inari-taisha 伏見稲荷大社 Kitsune Shrine
Among the best known shrine in japan, one of the more cisited and fascinating shrine, a spiritual site with shrines greater and smaller temples
connected by an incredible path of tens of thousands of Torii.
it is the main sanctuary dedicated to Kami Inari (Kami is the term to indicate a deity), located in Fushimi-ku, Kyōto.
The shrine lies at the base of a 233-meter high mountain and the path leading to the top is characterized by the presence of many small and large temples.
Inari Fushimi is known for its 10,0000 small torii (the "red" gates of the temples) that go all the way to the top of the mountain; it will takes at least 2 hours or more of walk to get to the top and enjoy a breathtaking view of Kyoto.
Along the ascent you will find many small and medium temples all connected to the cult of the fox with statues of all sizes and genres. You can also find small dining venues where you can enjoy a cup of tea, or a cup of hot sake, perfect for toning in the cold winter days!
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