Fushimi Inari Taisha

Fushimi Inari, shrine, torii, shrine gate, Kansai

Fushimi Inari Taisha, Full of Torii.

Fushimi Inari Taisha (伏見稲荷大社) is a large shrine in Kyoto prefecture, well known for the pathway with one-thousands Torii, the shrine archway.

This Torii is called “Senbon-Torii,” directly translated into one-thousands shrine archway and counting over the number from bottom of the mountain to the top.

Fushimi Inari was constructed in the year 794, which the time Japan’s capital city was Kyoto, and it is registered as a part of world heritage site.

Fushimi Inari, kyoto, shrine
Fushimi Inari Taisha main building

This large shrine is believed that there is a blessing for the rush of business, household safety, and academic achievement.

At Fushi Inari, foxes are believed to be the messengers to the god, resulting numerous of fox statues all around the shrine.

Enjoy Climbing up the Mountain

Fushimi Inari Taisha sits on Mount Inari, which is a mountain measuring 233 meters in height; the whole mountain belongs to the shrine.

To climb up the mountain, the torii archway guides you to several worship places through the journey to the mountaintop.

Due to the time limitation, I couldn’t get there; so, if you manage to climb to the top of the mountain, please let us know the experience, and we may buy your 360 videos.

Visit During Early Morning for the Photos

Fushimi Inari, shrine, torii, shrine gate,

To take the picture of Senbon Torii, suggested to visit during early morning as predicted that daytime will be full be visitors.

The picture above was taken during the lockdown so there were no visitors.


JR Nara Line “Inari” Station 5 minutes walk.

南5 “Inari Taisha Mae” Stop 7 minutes walk.

Times Fushimi Inari Nishi

Life Park Fushimi Inari Taisha


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