Originally uploaded by kdt

Fushimi Inari gates are famous for there being a large number of them closely together in the hills near Kyoto and being bright red.

I suggest you google these to find out why.. its obviously too late and Ive forgotten why they are like this. usually someone has paid a lot of money to have the gate errected and it has their name on or the name of their company on the front. This is still popular practice today.

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