Shinto shrine gateways

About Shinto shrine gateways that is callled TORII in Japanese . Torii is an ornamental gate at the entrance to a Shinto . It consists of two vertical pillars topped by two horizontal crossbeams . They are often pained bright orange-red. Torii’s simple but unique desigh has become the symbol of shrines . The role of Torii is to indicate the boundary between sacred precincts and secular areas .