Vestige of Aristocrat in Kyoto Gyoen

Hanei Inari shrine

Hanei Inari (prosperity Inari shrine), the other name is Myobu Inari. This shrine was built by Fujiwara no Mototsune who was an aristocrat statesman (836-891). When he was young, he helped a fox hitting by some kids. Afther that, a fox appeared in his dream and told “if you give me a house, I would protect you from fire and other misfortune.”, so he made it.

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