Legend of Fushimi Inari Taisha in Kyoto, Japan - Encircle Photos

9 Legend of Fushimi Inari Taisha in Kyoto, Japan

According to legend and documented in Yamashirokoku Fudoki, Irogu no Hatanokimi was practicing his archery in the early 8th century by shooting at rice cakes. One of them transformed into a swan and flew to the mountaintop. The landing spot then miraculously became an abundant rice field. The miracle was called Inari and the location enshrined to the god of rice.

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Japan, 〒612-0882 Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto, Fushimi Ward, Fukakusa Yabunouchicho

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