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Address: 68 Fukakusa Yabunouchicho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto 612-0882, Kyoto Prefecture
Phone Number: (075)641-7331 
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Description: This shrine is one of many located throughout Japan that was built to...
This shrine is one of many located throughout Japan that was built to honor Inari, the Shinto god of rice.
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Gates and more gates

Stop here on you way back to Kyoto from Nara. Well worth it. Amazing number of gates. Take time to walk through at least some of them. We enjoyed the shrine too.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Stop here on you way back to Kyoto from Nara. Well worth it. Amazing number of gates. Take time to walk through at least some of them. We enjoyed the shrine too.

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arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Went on a week day morning and it was very crowded. Not sure what japanese school children do but the multitudes we saw were not in school, they were at the shrine. It was packed. True to what others say, the high you climb, the less people. Most take the first opportunity to turn around and walk down the first... More 

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Laval, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Fushimi Inari Shrine is the most beautiful place I ever seen. These Torii Gates around a mountain, they are purely spectacular. A couple centuries of history are in this attraction. Its a must see for the whole family. This is what Japan is suppose to be.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Well worth the hike. This is not for the informed or stabled, there are at least 10,000 steps. Don't bring a stroller! Fun shops on the way. Great views about 2/3rds of the way up. Top is anticlimactic but you have to do it. Train stop is very close to the base of the shrine.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Right next to the train station is the entrance of this shrine. It is free. It can also be very crowded. After the first Tories there is a platform with a few temples. After that there are more tories and the big crowds are mostly nowhere to be seen. You can easily enjoy each torii (if you want ;-) )... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We visited on a hot and sunny day and it is not too strenuous but one may need to stop from time to time to get a drink which can be purchased on the walk through the many red gates. We stopped near the top at a small cafe with tatami mats where one takes off one's shoes for some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

If I can do this walk anyone can. Great views about three quarters of the way up. A sense of achievement at completing the course. The temple guardians are foxes and this is the only place I have seen them. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

So far my favorite site in Kyoto. Only two train stops from Kyoto station. hard to miss from JR station. Went at around 10am on a Sunday. Lots of people taking pictures at the front. Fly past the crowds and head right for the gates. Once you walk for about half an hour the crowd thins out. On a nice... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Only got half way up Mt Inari, but the view is fantastic and worth the walk up. The higher you go, the less people :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Arrived around 8am and really enjoyed the peace and quiet. This is a major attraction and fills up quickly, with tour groups and field trips. Take your time and check out some of the detours off the main path, you will be rewarded with beautiful scenery and tranquility.

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