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“Probably the quitest shrine we visited”

Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
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Owner description: This shrine is one of many located throughout Japan that was built to honor Inari, the Shinto god of rice.
Reviewed November 10, 2013

Was beautiful just had to run through the gates, we saw a service whilst we were there which was beautiful and very nice men in suits helping to explain the service, easy to get too and excellent coffee shop on the street leading up to the temple from the train

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Reviewed November 10, 2013

Personally, I hate hiking. However, this hike wasn't too bad and was worth the minor trek. The fresh air was refreshing. The long series of tori gates was breath taking. The steps were nice and even. I enjoyed myself here very much. The view here isn't as good as the view from the Kiyomizu Shrine though, but it's very Japanesque + beautiful nature in my opinion.

note: some of the tori gates need to be repainted or reconstructed....but hey, that's what happens when structures are exposed to sun/ rain/ etc over the years :) I like to think of it as ...gaining character!

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Reviewed November 10, 2013

Leaving THE train in à queue doesnot feel promising...
The entrance And adjectent shrines are packed with worshippers And tourists. but the further you walk on the hills under the orange polls, THE lesser people, And more magical athmosphere.
Walk over the top, where three tracks merge And take one of the loops.. You Will be alone in the forest!

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Reviewed November 9, 2013

I was a bit sceptical on this one. I've always thought it too tricky to get to, but no. 2 stops from Kyoto Station on the local train (that is about 10 minutes) out the station door and there it is all before you!! It's amazing and stunning. Long walk through forest and heaps of Tori Gates to get to the top of Mt Innari. I'm late 50's and needed to stop and rest a lot. Now there is nothing to see at the top, the best view is about half way up - but there is a shrine but I was glad I did it - it's really rewarding. You feel quite smug going down as you walk past puffing people (-:

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Reviewed November 8, 2013

This shrine is easily accessible via train from Kyoto station. The train ticket is 140 Yen single-way and takes about 10-15 minutes. The entrance is just outside the train station so you can't really get lost.

There's literally thousands of Tori gates, it's hard to believe until you see it with your own eyes.
It might be a good idea to bring an umbrella, especially if you're travelling in October/November. I got hit by a rain and thunderstorm and without an umbrella it was a rather wet experience. To reach the top you have to be prepared to climb maybe 700-1000 steps (didn't count them all) and it takes a while to get there. I never walked around the whole thing, I just ran to the top and then went down again, but if you want to walk around the whole thing you have to dedicate at least two-three hours, depending on your physical capabilities.

There's small houses/restaurants/shops on the way and also vending machines for when you get thirsty.

Thank Niklas A
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