Where can you find torii gates?
A torii (Japanese: 鳥居, [to.ɾi.i]) is a traditional Japanese gate most commonly found at the entrance of or within a Shinto shrine, where it symbolically marks the transition from the mundane to the sacred.
How many torii gates are there in Japan?
Whats with all these gates? Fushimi Inari Shrine is famous for its 10,000 gates but really there are over 32,000 gates and sub-gates called torii in Japanese.
Where is the largest torii in Japan?
Officially the biggest Torii gate in Japan at more than 33 metres tall, Oyunohara Torii is located on the former site of Kumano Hongu Taisha shrine. To visit, take the shinkansen from Tokyo Station or Shinagawa Station to Nagoya, before switching to the JR Kisei Main line to Shingu Station.