16 Tips for the Red Torii gates of Kyoto - Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine - Red Torii Gates Kyoto Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine (dating back to the year 711), was easy to get to from Kyoto station and was extremely photogenic. I love vermillion red and it was so pretty how it reflected in the dappled sunlight through the archways as you entered a magical red world. The torii gates are vermillion red as this colour is considered an amulet against evil forces. This is a must-see attraction in Kyoto. The approximately 10,000 vermilion red torii gates provide a visually stunning archway that lead up Mount Inari. The torii gates apparently mark the transition from the mundane to the sacred. 1. The Shrine is very easy to get to using the JR pass The Shrine is located outside the Inari train station (JR line, 2 stops from Kyoto Station), which takes about 5 minutes. You walk directly in front of the station and you will see the temples and shrines. Its not far at all from the station. It's said that this is one o

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