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伏見稲荷大社
Japan

A small shrine on the path through Fushimi-Inari shrine, in Kyoto, Japan. Fushimi Inari Taisha (伏見稲荷大社) is a large shrine dedicated to the Kami Inari.

Many businesses pay their respects to Inari in order to achieve wealth and business success. The hill that Fushimi Inari is located on is crossed with paths lined with thousands of torii (鳥居) gates, painted in bright vermillion. These torii are donated by business and business people from across Japan. Each gate bears the name of the business or person that donated it.

Copyright: Dave kennard
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Caricate: 16/07/2012
Aggiornato: 01/09/2014
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Tags: fushimi inari taisha; shrine; shinto shrine; mountain; forest; japan
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