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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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A lot of tourist. You can't take pictures of the Torii. It's so overwhelming. The only good thing is the entrance is free.

Thank Ariadna P
Reviewed yesterday

We did enjoy learning the history on this shrine. In Japan there are many shrines to see, so one can be selective on which ones to visit. Can be very busy with tourist - so allow time to visit.

Thank Geraldine F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We loved this temple and all its red ‘torii’. If you can make it to the top of the mountain it’s worth going (and a good view over Kyoto half way up). However, take water with you or buy it at the bottom - it...More

Thank cfisgroschi
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I would recommend visiting the shrine and walking up Mt Inari, it is a great experience but I would recommend getting there early as it get busy very quickly. There are a lot of small shrines along the way and vending machine with bottled water....More

Thank Lukejdstravels
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a temple to be visited if you can only visit one. Impressive orange coloured Torii gates extend for miles, up to the mountain. It is important to know that the walking track is 3 hours long if you are fit and good walker....More

Thank Umash
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a great sight. It is best to come early otherwise it gets crowded (before 8am). And you ll be able to take the famous inari with no one on the picture and enjoy the shrine. There is nothing special at the top and...More

Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of my favourite places in Kyoto... outside of mosquito season! If you are visiting anytime between late April and end of October, please be sure to apply copious amounts of insect repellent. Otherwise, it is a truly amazing place which makes you feel like...More

Thank Desiree I
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visiting Japan you can not miss this. Visually is amazing! The best Shrine we have been!Full of tourist and people...but go all the way to the top...do not miss this! The top is the best!

Thank theworldeye
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The peaceful environment found in Japan generally and at this site specifically is wonderful. A people at peace with themselves and not trying to invade your private thoughts and studying their culture.

Thank PSiemens
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Gem of Kyoto , were you cant expect to visit kyoto without visiting it but it s worth and beautiful scenes and setup.

Thank Elias H
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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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Katherine L
6 August 2018|
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Response from Stephanie W | Reviewed this property |
15 months baby can walk...the steps are not steep. I would also bring a carrier just in case the baby needs some rest. However, at this time of the year in summer, I wouldn’t recommend bringing a young kid with you. It is... More
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Tone P
29 June 2018|
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Response from Lisa M | Reviewed this property |
You don’t need to wear pants . Shorts are perfectly acceptable but I would have bug spray on hand if you venture into any wooded areas . Hope that helps.
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Response from katywanders | Reviewed this property |
It is a long hike but not terribly demanding. Just take your time. AND since you are not traveling until September, you have time to up your fitness level! Just adding 15 min of walking a day to what you already do will... More
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