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Fushimi Inari Shrine

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Great walk if done at the right time.

I arrived late in the afternoon and the walk through the gates was still crowded. Luckily most... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aleena S
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Away from the crowds, this hidden gem in Sapporo transports you back in time to traditional Japan

We visited this shrine in the winter: hiking up the hill from the tram stop nearby, the red tori... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2019
Melbourne, Australia
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Sapporo Fushimi Inari Shrine was founded in 1884 by A priest from the Imperial Sapporo shrine. It is a regional Shrine. This location on Sapporo’s Mount Moiwa dates from 1907. The main Fushimi Inari Shrine is in Kyoto. There are 4 deities enshrined.
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2-2-17 Fushimi Chuoku, Sapporo 064-0942, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I arrived late in the afternoon and the walk through the gates was still crowded. Luckily most tourists don’t go to the top of the walk so there were times I was on my own in sections. I would highly recommend an early morning or...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 14, 2019

We visited this shrine in the winter: hiking up the hill from the tram stop nearby, the red tori gates beaconed us to enter. Away from the tourist crowds, there were a few people doing photo shoots (one in traditional Japanese kimono), but apart from...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 7, 2019 via mobile

I did not have very huge expectations initially when visiting the place, so was pleasantly surprised! The area of the shrine was nice to walk around and admire the scenery especially during winter, as the falling snow created its own aesthetic. The long row of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

We took the city tram and then walked a good 30 minutes ( took a few wrong turns and it was pouring heavily) all the while doubting I got to the right place as everything around seemed to be residential and some small restaurants or...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

This shrine is a 10 minute taxi ride from Maruyama Park and fairly easy to visit while in the suburbs of Sapporo. Be warned though - it’s on a much smaller scale that Kyoto’s very impressive site but a nice place nonetheless. We visited on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank RM303
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Free entry. another wonderful shrine to visit in Japan. absolutely amazing. allow over half a day. easy walking. very busy place. great to walk through all the arches that have been donated over the years.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

We headed to the Fushimi Inari Shrine early in the morning with a small group of dedicated tourists and worshippers. It was beautiful, I recommend sticking with the entire trek to the top for the beauty, tranquility and sense of accomplishment. It definitely thins the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

With our tour group we spent about 1 hr looking around It is very beautiful setting It was raining lightly when we were there and the steps were very slippery The shrine was very very busy with lots of school children The history is great...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Alang004
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

A large area for walking with a path leading up to the top of the hill. Lots of shrines and gates lining the route.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

You must definitely visit this place especially when it is still snowing. The snow makes this place looks amazing but be careful of the slippery upward and downward climb.

Date of experience: March 2018
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choo o
December 15, 2018|
Response from Sofia J |
You can take the tram from Susukino station, to get to Susukino take the subway from Sapporo.
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April 13, 2017|
Response from Joyann L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not know. My photographer drove me there.