A National Important Cultural Property, Toyokawa Inari Temple represents both an important religious center and an amazing example of the country’s architecture. Founded in the mid-15th century, this temple welcomes you with large stone lanterns as you enter. Take a tour around the site and see the numerous columns in the hall, beautifully decorated with carved metal details. You’ll see ornaments shaped like fish, turtles, and, of course, traditional drgons. What’s specific about this place are the thousands of carved and drawn foxes, representing the avatar of the goddess to whom the temple is dedicated. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Toyokawa Inari Temple and many more Toyokawa attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Toyokawa trip site.
Toyokawa Inari Temple reviews
I recommend this place for people who love foxes. It also has a beautiful garden with a pond inside. Highly recommended. BE CAREFUL of the TRAINS if you are going to take one. There are two train... more »
I didn't expect this place to be as huge and as beautiful as it is, and I was very pleasantly surprised. I visited after 5pm on a Friday and there were almost no people at all--got some excellent... more »
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