Nov. 08, 2019 UPDATE

Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine

- 伏見稲荷大社 -
Traveler Friendly
There are staff members who speak English. You can also use the audio guide by scanning the QR codes on the guide signs around the grounds with your smartphone or mobile phone. In addition to Japanese, the audio guide supports English, Chinese, and Korean.
Information
English, Chinese, Korean
Languages spoken
English
19246 366 8.8 7 reviews
Nov. 08, 2019 UPDATE

Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine

- 伏見稲荷大社 -
Traveler Friendly
There are staff members who speak English. You can also use the audio guide by scanning the QR codes on the guide signs around the grounds with your smartphone or mobile phone. In addition to Japanese, the audio guide supports English, Chinese, and Korean.
Information
English, Chinese, Korean
Languages spoken
English
19246 366 8.8 7 reviews
Story & Recommendation
A mysterious space made from beautiful vermilion-colored torii gates
Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine is a popular shrine visited by many tourists from both Japan and abroad. It is dedicated to Inari, one of the Japanese kami, or deities. Inari is the god of rice and a patron of business. There are roughly 30,000 shrines in Japan dedicated to Inari, but Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine is the head shrine (the principal shrine dedicated to a particular kami). Worshiping at Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine is said to bring prosperity in business and bountiful harvests. Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine is most famous for the Senbon Torii, or thousand gates. This beautiful tunnel of vermilion-colored torii gates has an air of mystery. The sight you see when pass through the tunnel is impressive. There are over 10,000 of these torii gates arranged in rows on the grounds. An audio guide using a smartphone or mobile phone is also provided to help overseas visitors enjoy the experience more. It supports English, Chinese, and Korea and you can listen to the commentary about different areas by scanning the QR codes around the grounds. The nearest station to Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine is Inari station, which is just a 5-minute train ride from Kyoto Station. The entrance to the shrine is right there when you get off the train, so the access is excellent. This is one of the spots you absolutely must visit when sightseeing in Kyoto.
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Details
Open Hours
Does not close
Reservations
Not accepted
Closed
Open everyday
Price range
Credit cards
Not accepted
It is crowded with sightseers during the afternoon. It is recommended that you visit early in the morning if you want to avoid the crowds. You should be able to take pictures without worrying about other people.
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