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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

Open Now: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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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
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+81 75-641-7331
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All reviews tori gates orange gates jr nara line early in the morning rice food stalls avoid the crowds long walk fox statues train station take your time take pictures souvenir shops nice walk torii shrine hike
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Reviewed today

Fully enjoyed a visit to the Shrine even on a cold dull day history unfolding as you walk, we visited with our three grown children

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank hellnback2018
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful spot. The hike up is worth it but best views from halfway up. Shorter on the way down. Lots of good photo spots.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 194gordonb
Reviewed yesterday

We got there early (6:30am) and it was great as there wer not too many people about so the experience was really enjoyable plus we got some great photos. We did the full walk (about 4km I think) Legs a bit sore the next day...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mustardbj
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s interesting to see this tourist spot to say you have been there of course but the famous gates have little history as they are relatively new (from what I am told). It’s good to browse the local shops and to meet local people of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank TheCityNomad
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A must see in Kyoto. It is a bit of a walk but a very pleasant place. Be careful though it gets very busy and loosing people in the crowd is possible.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank knob18
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a gem. It is beautiful and as you continue your walk you will see more of Fushimi. Great place to see the culture and many of the people are dress up in kimono. You can get great pics but depending on the time....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank maysworld
Reviewed 2 days ago

The shrines are worth visiting if you are in Kyoto. The main shrine was a sight to see, it is just extremely crowded so make sure you plan for additional time if going mid day. We got stuck walking behind an elderly couple for a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Q8785HTkevind
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Am absolute must. The walk in the mountains under the torii is incredibly spiritual. Make sure you wear comfortable shoes!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 121pierrem
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fushimi Inari Taisha is the most incredible place I've ever been. It's majesty, history, culture, evolution and power is mind blowing. Yes there are crowds but if you chose to spend the money and do The Alternative Walking Tour with XJ, you will find more...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Taizen911
Reviewed 2 days ago

Just directly outside the Inari station on JR line and a short walk to Keihan Railways. Impressive array of tories but very crowded.

Date of experience: March 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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cynthiatanps
February 4, 2019|
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Response from Warks | Reviewed this property |
Hi, about 20 to 30 minutes
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cynthiatanps
February 4, 2019|
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Response from masakop | Reviewed this property |
You need to stop, INARI station. catch JR Nara line from Kyoto station.
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LittleM125
January 28, 2019|
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Response from Tony740406 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it's always crowded, most places of interest are quieter early morning. The local Kyoto trains reach all locations quickly. I would suggest downloading the city's transport map and work out routes as best you can... More
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