Torii tunnel at Fushimi-Inari Taisha – image © Damien Douxchamps
The endless tunnels of torii (Shinto shrine gates) at Fushimi-Inari Taisha, in southeast Kyoto, are the most beguiling sights in the city. Just come early, or you’ll be dealing with crowds.
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