the entrance of Ise shrine

Introduction of Shinto shrine (jinja) in Japan

[su_label type=”info”]Japanese shrine(神社) and Shinto(神道)[/su_label]   [su_label type=”black”]Shinto[/su_label]   Shrines in Japan deify various Shinto gods. Because Shinto have Yaoyorozu-no Kami(八百万の神, eight million gods) which means myriad gods. In other words, it is polytheism. Not only the gods from the myth, such as Kojiki(古事記), but also the nature and personal belongings.   Originally, the religion started from Read more about Introduction of Shinto shrine (jinja) in Japan[…]

Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, famous for the red gates in Kyoto

Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto Fushimi Inari Shrine is located in the south part of Kyoto City where is the sightseeing spot with many historical architectures.    In Kyoto, the Japanese travelers visit the temples of Kinkakuji (Rokuonji) or Kiyomizu-dera rather than Fushimi Taisha. But the shrine is the most popular temple or shrine in Read more about Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, famous for the red gates in Kyoto[…]