Toyokawa Inari is a Buddhist temple of Soto
school of Zen Buddhism.
It is located at the center of Toyokawa city located at the southeast part of Aichi Prefecture.
It is about 7 km north of Toyohashi city.
The formal name is "Myogonji", but it is known familiar to most people
as "Toyokawa Inari".
Inari is a goddess in Buddhism or Hinduism, and she climbs onto a fox in Japan.
So there is a pair of stone-carved guardian foxes in front of the temple.
It is originally a goddess of agriculture, but people understand that it is a goddess of business now.
So many businessmen and merchants visit here.
This temple was founded in 1441.
And current main temple was rebuilt in 1930. Hattou temple is old, and it was rebuilt in 1813.
Run on Tomei Expressway, and exit at Toyokawa Exit. About 3 km from there.