Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kyoto
Fushimi Inari Shrine is the most famous of several thousands of shrines dedicated to Inari across Japan. Inari is the Shinto god of rice, and foxes are thought to be his messengers. Therefore, many fox statues can be found at Inari shrines. Before you hike further up for the famous countless torii gates, first you will encounter with the huge Torii gate to welcome you.