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Inari 稲荷

Torii gate and fox statue, Fushimi Inari Taisha, Kyoto

Inari is the Shintō goddess of rice, sake, agriculture and fertility, she is associated with foxes ("kitsune") and red torii.

Shrines dedicated to her, by far the most common of all shrines in Japan, are called Inari jinja. The largest Inari shrine in Japan is Kyoto's Fushimi Inari Taisha.

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