FUSHIMI INARI-TAISHA

Fushimi Inari-Taisha is a Shinto shrine in southern Kyoto. It is famous for its thousands of red torii gates which trail into the wooden forests of Mount Inari which stands at 223 meters tall. Fushimi Inari is a shrine dedicated to Inari, the Shinto god of rice. Foxes are thought to be messengers from god,… Continue reading FUSHIMI INARI-TAISHA

NARA PARK, JAPAN

This was absolutely one of my favourite days from our recent trip to Japan. Nara Park is home to around 1200 free roaming wild deer. Considered in Shinto faith to be messengers of the gods the deer have become a symbol of the city and been designated as a national treasure. Because of this the… Continue reading NARA PARK, JAPAN