Perhaps the single most impressive sight in all of Kyoto, bar none, Fushimi-Inari-Taisha Shrine is the most important shrine in the entire city. Don’t miss it!
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, Kyoto © djjewell
It’s hard to describe Fushimi-Inari-Taisha Shrine as a mere Shinto Shrine. That’s like describing the Notre Dame as a chapel. The fact is, Fushimi-Inari is an entire world of shrines and shrine gates spread across an entire mountain in Southeast Kyoto. We’re willing to rank this as the single most impressive and important spot in all of Kyoto.
Walking Tour: Fushimi-Inari-Taisha Shrine features in our Private Walking Tour of Tofuku-ji Temple to Fushimi-Inari-Taisha Shrine
68 Yabunouchi-cho, Fukakusa, Fushimi-ku
Dawn to dusk
Non-smoking area: Yes
5min walk from Inari Station, JR Nara line
10min walk from Fushimi Inari Station, Keihan line
Official Website (Japanese)
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