Tomoda Shinguten (Kamidana)
Our store “Fukunoya” has been in the precincts of Kyoto Fushimi Inari Taisha since1912. We handle sacred rituals and souvenirs. Our Kamidana is made from carefully selected wood by skilled craftsmen.
Many people from all over Japan visit Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine to pray for family safety and prosperous business, and stop by the Fukunoya.
[Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine]
Fushimi Inari Shrine has ancient origins, predating the capital's move to Kyoto in 794.
Also known as “O-Inari-San” Shinto god of rice, Inari shrines are the most familiar shrines to Japanese people. There are said to be some thirty thousand throughout the country, frequented by people of all ages. Fushimi Inari Taisha is the head shrine with which all the others are affiliated.
It is famous for about ten thousand of vermilion Torii gates, which mark the entrance to holy area. The thousands Torii gate trail leads to the sacred Mount Inari which is about 233 meters.
In recent years, the shrine’s Japanese worshippers have been joined by overseas visitors coming to pray or tour the shrine. Fushimi Inari Taisha is now known worldwide as one of the most iconic sights in Kyoto, and in Japan as a whole.