A spectacular Shinto Shrine dedicated to Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of the Tokugawa shogunate who died in The richly decorated gate is called "higurashi-no-mon," meaning that one could look at it until sundown
Shimogamo Shrine, Kyoto, by William Corey. Shimogamo Shrine in Japanese, is the common name of an important Shinto sanctuary in the Shimogamo district of Kyoto city's Sakyō ward. Its formal name is Kamo-mioya-jinja by MyohoDane
The red gate you see in the picture is the gate (torii) for one of the shrines in Kyoto, Japan. The color red is a charm against evil spirits for many shrines across Japan. Colors can have different meanings and messages around the world.
ancient torii at Tateyama. A torii (鳥居, bird abode) is a traditional Japanese gate commonly found at the entrance to a Shinto shrine, where it symbolically marks the transition from the profane to the sacred.