Heading for the summit

Here’s a few more snaps from the orange frenzy that is Kyoto’s Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine. The shrine sits at the base of a mountain also named Inari which is 233 metres above sea level. Fushimi Inari is the most important of several thousands of shrines dedicated to Inari, the Shinto god of rice. FoxesContinue reading “Heading for the summit”

Fushimi Inari Taisha

Next up on our Kyoto sight seeing hitlist is Fushimi Inari Taisha. This incredible shrine is like nothing we’ve ever seen before and very different from the usual Japanese shrines. Fushimi Inari Taisha (伏見稲荷大社) is the head shrine of Inari, located in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan. The shrine sits at the base of a mountain also namedContinue reading “Fushimi Inari Taisha”