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Sasuke Inari Shrine

2-22-12 Sasuke, Kamakura 248-0017, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 467-22-4711
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“tori gates” (4 reviews)
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2-22-12 Sasuke, Kamakura 248-0017, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 467-22-4711

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Reviewed August 30, 2017

This is the small brother of the shrine in Kyoto. If you are in the Tokyo area and don't have the time to go to Kyoto, this is worth seeing. Close and accessible from Tokyo.

Thank Norio M
Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

A lovely little shrine located a bit of the beaten track. A bit tricky to find without a map from the tourist information centre. The path leading up to the shrine is full of red torii gates. Really impressive!There are 1000s of miniature ceramic foxes...More

Thank boochan1970
Reviewed October 5, 2016

What a marvel! While walking on the trail north of the town, found the directions to this shrine and after and adventurous descent entered this spectacular little shrine. The tiny statues of the racoons, the little main shrine itself and the winding path an stairs...More

Thank magmaedia
Reviewed July 29, 2016

By mistake we took the hiking trail from Daibutsu and almost died on our way there because it rained earlier making the trail unsafe to hike. So after hugging whatever we could grab to get down from the main trail to the shrine, the masses...More

2  Thank daixhara
Reviewed July 18, 2016

This is a little out of the way, though you can combine a visit with the Daibutsu Trail or visiting Zeniarai Benzaiken shrine. You emerge out of the Kamakura suburbs and dive down a long avenue of torii, with some fox guardians along the way....More

Thank Dave_Cowley_Road
Reviewed July 13, 2016

This shrine is off the beaten path. There were more locals than tourists in the area, and it was not at all crowded. The path of tori gates is neat as well as all the foxes left behind. You can even buy your own pair...More

Thank ModerationForMe
Reviewed May 17, 2016

We went to this shrine as it was on the way as we were done visiting the zeniarai benzaiten shrine. This shrine is really peculiar, there were many torii gates as we walked up to the main site, and while we were there we also...More

Thank DanielKJ
Reviewed January 11, 2016

I've been to a good handful of fox shrines and this by far is my favorite. It is a little remote so there were very few people there. I saw maybe three people. It's in the forest creating a quiet, spooky atmosphere. There was even...More

Thank abyars00
Reviewed December 19, 2015

I only knew this Shrine existed because I was looking for it, otherwise I would’ve walked right past it. You can get to it either through the town and then you start from the bottom of the torii gates (which is a great first impression...More

2  Thank Maria T
Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

There are many inari shrines in Japan. This one is small but beautiful. Fun to walk up the tori gates and see the many beautiful statues

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