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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

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This shrine is one of many located throughout Japan that was built to honor Inari, the Shinto god of rice.
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68 Fukakusa Yabunouchicho, Fushimi, Kyoto 612-0882, Kyoto Prefecture
Southern Kyoto
+81 75-641-7331
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All reviews tori gates orange gates jr nara line early in the morning rice food stalls avoid the crowds long walk train station fox statues take your time take pictures souvenir shops nice walk torii shrine hike
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Reviewed today via mobile

This was our second trip to Kyoto.The first time around our son, who was studying in the lovely city felt that my wife , with pain in her knees, should not do the shrine. This time we insisted and we boarded the bus in the...More

Thank Dhiraj H
Reviewed today via mobile

Well we imagine it to be just a shrine with the scroll gates. Didn’t expect the area is actually quite big and you can actually go up Mt Inari. Be warn that there are a lot of steps. It is about 233m. There is the...More

Thank Jujeyco
Reviewed yesterday

Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine was built to honor Inari, the Shinto god of rice. The place was near to Kyoto, easily accessible by train. As such, it was always crowded with visitors. There were many "orange colored" tori gates in the spot with the names of...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A must see if you are in Kyoto. Of course, despite the millions of tourists who visit this place on daily basis, this place offers its charm especially when you are getting away from the crowd, like hiking to the top. The view from here...More

Thank zulfaf
Reviewed yesterday

This is a very popular place and rightfully so. It is always open and free. So go there as early in the morning as possible. Walk all the way to the top. And keep on looking back as the “columns” have the names of the...More

Thank Donald W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I been here twice once in the fall and once in the winter. It was colder in December but early enough where it wasn’t too crowded. Very cool place to go to for a good hike, as it’s actually on a mountain. I believe it...More

Thank midwestsiderider
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

...tourists are really everywhere. I wonder at what time instagrammers go there for these amazing pics where there is nobody around! Place is still nice though. Takes time to do the all walk

Thank SimoneCP86
Reviewed yesterday

Get there early to avoid the crowds. Amazing shrine experience walkng through the bridges. Easy to get to. At the first junction walk left for aa good photo.

1  Thank spencer49
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is really a tourist destination. Just a few steps away from the JR Inari station. You should come here very early so that you will have a great picture of the Tori gates. Once many tourists are here especially in the afternoon, you will...More

Thank I1709LTmichellec
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A shrine for shinto religion.. if i may say it as a religion.. we were goin at peak season so there so many people at that time but fun.. a must visit place, very close to fushimi station

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Southern Kyoto
Southern Kyoto has a reserved air. Though the Fushimi
Inari Shrine is one of Kyoto's major tourist
attractions, the surrounding nature, parks, gardens,
temples, and shrines provide less-visited spaces for
strolling and reflection. The Fushimi Inari Shrine
itself is made up of 32,000 sub-shrines, and the
mountain they are dotted across beckons hikers,
picnickers, and lovers of the outdoors. Many of the
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13 October 2018|
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Response from P205ONgeorgew | Reviewed this property |
Its all depending on how fit you are. I am not a fit person and managed to get around. Just take your time and you will be fine
Gek T
5 October 2018|
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Response from Joey572015 | Reviewed this property |
I think it would be to hard to use a Pram, it gets quite steep and pretty crowded.
DeAnna K
16 September 2018|
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Response from Ashanpo | Reviewed this property |
Sure can!