A tunnel of vermillion unfolds in front of you as you pass through the 200 torii gates that lead to the Koizumi Inari Shrine. The gates create three different lines, each 100 meters long, making a crimson-colored pathway that is as haunting as it is beautiful and mysterious.
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N36° 20' 17.484"E139° 15' 35.5176"
This photo was taken at the torii gates that lead up to the Koizumi Inari Shrine in Isesaki, Japan. It is about two hours and 19 minutes from Tokyo's Ueno Station.
Take the Hokuriku-Shinkansen line to Takasaki Station, which is about 50 minutes. Here, transfer to the Ryomo Line and take it to Kunisada Station, about 38 minutes. From Kunisada station, walk to the Kunisada Eki Minamiguchi bus station and take the Azuma/Sakai Shuttle Bus to Koizumi Inari.
Walk 525 feet (160 meters) to the torii gates that lead to the shrine.
Koizumi Inari Shrine
231 Koizumicho, Isesaki, Gunma
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