Tori inari

Tori inari

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But, if you’re more interested in sightseeing than knowing the history, you can still enjoy the Fushimi Inari shrine just as much. As you enter the large main Torii gate you will see multiple shrines and neat shops for souvenirs. Then you will start to make your way up the stairs on the journey through the 10,000 Torii gates. The varying sizes and faded colors surprised me the most. Since pictures don’t do it justice, you have to see all of it for yourself in person.

Tori inari

Destinations

After about a 30-45 minute ascent and a gradual decrease in the density of torii gates, visitors will reach the Yotsutsuji intersection roughly half way up the mountain, where some nice views over Kyoto can be enjoyed, and the trail splits into a circular route to the summit. Many hikers only venture as far as here, as the trails do not offer much variation beyond this point and the gate density decreases further.

Olemme pahoillamme

Omamori are Japanese good luck charms or amulets available at religious sites that come in various styles and serve to provide luck or protection.  At Fushimi Inari Taisha, you can find omamori featuring foxes that can be purchased as key chains, cards for your wallet, or embroidered pouches.  Buy one to carry around for yourself or your loved ones and let the fox charm bring good luck into your life.

Tori temple – Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

The orange vermilions are such a signature Kyoto sight. We came here for an afternoon walk and the entrance of the gates were packed with people. Luckily that once we started to go deeper into the shrine and the woods, the people seemed to be less and we were able to take some nice photos without anyone in it. If you have time, do walk all the way up to the hill so you can have a panoramic view of Kyoto

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We really enjoyed this shrine, but were staying in Kyoto for several days so we easily had the time. It is a captivating place and in particular can allow for some spectacular photographic opportunities….if you can time it so that there are no people in the shot. This has a well deserved ranking as the #1 site to visit in Kyoto. The other, which may not be listed, was the market near the city center.

 After getting off a JR train at Inari station, Go through the huge torii gate and walk along the paved main road and you will be met by the huge main shrine building. Then, walk on unpaved narrow paths which are inside the tunnels of torii gates according to the instructions of the signboards. There are many vermilion-colored buildings on your way, souvenir shops and smaller structures selling charms. You can sit on the sides of the paths and enjoy chatting with your companions or have lunch. 

Site Map

Just be warned: Fushimi-Inari-Taisha is one of the most popular sights in Kyoto. It’s especially popular with large groups of mainland Chinese tourists. This means that the area around the main hall and the lower trails can be very crowded. If you’re averse to crowds, go early on a weekday morning. But, whenever you go, rest assured that you’ll leave most of the crowds behind as you ascend the mountain.

Senbon Torii

The Japanese word for “vermilion”, ake, can be written in various different characters, each with a different meaning. In addition to its meaning as a shade of red, the word can also refer to red in general, dawn and light. These meanings convey a sense of brightness and hope, and the color is associated with a strong belief in the soul of Inari Okami and blessings for life, the earth and production.

How long to spend at Fushimi Inari Shrine

Guests at Sakura Terrace will enjoy a complimentary welcome drink at the bar counter. The rooms have neutral colours and come with TV and fridge. All toiletries will be provided. Kyoto Tower is a 10-minute walk from the hotel, while Toji Temple is a 15-minute walk. The property is a 1-minute walk to the bus stop for Kiyomizu-dera Temple/Gion area, and a 3-minute walk to the bus stop for Kinkaku-ji Temple. 

123 red shrine gates, a sight to see! Let’s go to a seaside shrine.

Also, if you walk toward the ocean past the shrine gates, you can enjoy the scenic beauty called “Ryugu no Shiofuki” (dragon palace geyser). This is a phenomenon where waves break against a hole in the cliff and the compressed air shoots the seawater up into the air. It can reach heights of 30m (98.5ft) during the period from autumn to winter. The sight of seawater shooting upwards resembles a dragon soaring up into the sky and this is where its name came from.

Fushimi Inari Shrine – It pays to be early birds [15 Photos]

We have the shots in mind that we want and a hyperlapse video clip we have to shoot before the crowds wake up and join us at this blissful place. The night before we planned, packed, and prepared for the day ahead with snacks and our wedding dinosaur photo props in tow. We caught the first train outta dodge. It was 7venties as hell and we knew it was going to be a good day!

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We really enjoyed this shrine, but were staying in Kyoto for several days so we easily had the time. It is a captivating place and in particular can allow for some spectacular photographic opportunities….if you can time it so that there are no people in the shot. This has a well deserved ranking as the #1 site to visit in Kyoto. The other, which may not be listed, was the market near the city center.

the walk of 10,000 tori gates – Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

One of the more beautiful temples we visited during our trip! Absolutely breathtaking views. All the small shrines and Tori gates you pass leave you with such a feeling of peace. Just make sure to go early!! We got there around 8:30am and it was already quite busy, but the higher up we went the less people we ran into. Also, wear good shoes since you’ll be climbing up and down stairs for the better part of 2 hours (longer if stopping for pictures like we did!).