Fushimi Inari-Taisha 伏見稲荷大社
Fushimi Inari-Taisha (jap. 伏見稲荷大社,) is the head shrine of Inari, located in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan. The shrine sits at the base of a mountain also named Inari, and includes trails up the mountain to many smaller shrines.
on Explore # 22! 2008-12-31
A Japanese flickr-friend said:
"The writing on the Tori are the names of those who dedicated to the shrine, and the date. Seems most of them are corporations, e.g a department store, a building contractor etc... "