The Fushimi Inari-Taisha is an important Shinto shrine situated in southern Kyoto. It is the most important of several thousands of shrines dedicated to Inari, the Shinto god of rice. A unique thing about this shrine is the thousands of vermillion coloured gateways. A lot of small shrines and stone monuments are spread across the shrine’s precinct. The shrine is situated on a hillside and hence many people visiting the shrine end up going on a hiking expedition or two (or vice versa!). Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Kyoto itinerary 7 days.
Fushimi Inari-taisha Travel Tips
- Visitors should be prepared to walk up and down stone stairways.
- It is an active place of worship. Please maintain the tranquillity of the place.
- Don’t forget to remove your footwear before entering the premises.
- It is recommended to wear conservative clothing.
How to Reach Fushimi Inari-taisha
- Inari train station
- Fushimi-Inari-Taisha bus stop
- Carrying snacks with you is recommended.
- Eateries along the way to the shrine.
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89.66% of people who visit Kyoto include Fushimi Inari-taisha in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
63.51% of people start their Fushimi Inari-taisha visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
2 Hrs 30 Minutes
People usually take around 2 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Fushimi Inari-taisha
85.71% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Fushimi Inari-taisha