It was built in 711 as the head shrine of Inari (one of the Japanese gots) enshrined in about 30,000 sub-shrines throughout Japan.
This shrine is located at the foot of Mount Inari in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto. The mountain is also regarded as sacred area. And there are many Torii gates on the mountain. Torii is the symbolic shrine gate and marks the entrance to a sacred area. You can see 10,000 bright red Toriis on the approach on the mountain that you can hike around in two hours.
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