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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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Reviewed today

So it is very crowded, but also filled with hundred of different shrines, so you can go at your own pace (it's 12,000 stair steps to the peak) and find a shrine that is as populated as you want it. You can also buy snacks...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sarahoco95
Reviewed today via mobile

The one thousand Torii is such a landmark to see because of the scene from Memoir of a Geisha movie. The place surely takes your breathe away, and you can spend hours here to hike up the hill and get a good view of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wenruiy2018
Reviewed today via mobile

We spent an entire morning at this place! It was our second day in Kyoto and we took a JR line that stopped in front of the entrance of the shrine. There were already loads of tourists and snack shops lined the street all the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank IsaiahK44
Reviewed today

We were originally meant to leave Kyoto however decided to stay an additional night and relax the next day. we actually decided the next day to head back to the gates as we were here back in 2015 and really ejoyed them. THey didn't dissapoint...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 815lukeh
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Yes if you put in the hard yards and walk to the top you may get a small opportunity to take a photo with no one in it. Bit really it is a lot of steps up and down a mountain with a lot of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wannagoodbed
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did not visit this site during our last visit. Not sure why. But this time with the children we made it and it is truly nice and magnificent. A fantastic place for photos and we took plenty. Yes it was cold being winter but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank AhKwang
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is amazing. Lots and lots of red toriis all over the place, and a beautiful view of the city from up there. But be prepared to spend a couple of hours or more there: it is a HUGE area, and you will have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Klei2nC
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There is no shortage of shrines to visit around Kyoto, but this one was definitely our favourite. Many great photo opportunities and various routes that can be taken depending on your schedule and desire to go for a bit of a hike.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PhDGreg
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We love the beautiful structures that span throughout the whole mountaintop. Visitors are to take note that certain ceremonies conducted by the temple and statues are restricted from photograpy. We had to go quite early in the morning to avoid the crowds and for better...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rachel2u
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth the visit! This stop is iconic-make sure to take the classic photo of you with rows of orange gateways! If you get to the half way point there is a beautiful view of the city and along the way you can enjoy orange...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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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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December 14, 2018|
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Response from sam_wise_0404 | Reviewed this property |
I did a one day tour with Taka san but spent several days in Kyoto, I'm not 100% sure if they would pick up from Osaka but if not they would certainly pick you up from any Kyoto train station. My partner and I thoroughly... More
December 13, 2018|
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Response from Wangary | Reviewed this property |
There is no charge - entry is free
December 13, 2018|
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Response from Anne T | Reviewed this property |
It is free. You can do an extra section and I think this requires a ticket but we didn’t do this. It’s a short train trip out of Kyoto