Torii is a gate to demarcate the sacred precincts of the shrine
and make people aware that they are entering a sacred area when they pass through it.

There are many variations of torii shape. There are wood, stone and concreat torii.
Very famous torii of Itsukushima Shrine There is a custom of offering vermilion gate at
Inari shrines. The color simboloze lightning
(It reminds us rain rice growth). Originaly
Inari shrines were for farmers, however now
people wish prosperous business to gods of
Inari shrine.