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fushimi inari taisha

On 08, Nov 2010 | In Selected Posts, Travel & Life | By sue

Fushimi Inari Taisha is the head shrine of Inari, deity of business, rice, and foxes. It’s a really cool place—there are thousands of torii, or gates, leading up from the main shrine to many other shrines dotting the mountainside (the mountain is also called Inari).

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Fox prayer talismans:

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A small shrine:
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The view from 2/3 up the mountain:
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Lots and lots of torii talismans at the topmost shrine:
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