Fushimi Inari Shrine

Fushimi Inari Shrine

Next up on my Kyoto-Nara series, the Fushimi Inari Shrine! A well-known Shinto shrine in Kyoto, made famous because of its thousands of vermilion torii gates. We went straight here after we visited the Arashiyama Bamboo Grove (blog here).

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How to get to Fushimi Inari?

From Kyoto station take the JR line to Inari Station
Travel time: approx. 5 minutes
Price: 140 yen

As soon as you get off Inari station this is what you’ll see (photo below), you can’t miss it! It’s quite big, hehehe.

Inari Station

Photos inside the Fushimi Inari Shrine

We arrived at Fushimi Inari around 1pm-ish in the afternoon and wow, let me tell you, there were A LOT of people. You’ll see in my photos below! Trying to get a photo with the torii gates was basically impossible. Hahaha!

Fushimi Inari
Map of Fushimi Inari – as you can tell it’s huge! We didn’t walk around the whole place – we got hungry. Hehe :p

People everywhere! That’s why most people choose to go early in the mornings to avoid the crowds.

Food at Fushimi Inari

After doing so much walking, we got hungry! Glad that there were A LOT of food stalls nearby. It you’re walking out of the shrine it is to the right of the exit. Take a look at some of the food they were selling in my photos below:

Yakisoba
Yakisoba! Legit! So yummy – this was our lunch. Look at the one serving size HAHAHA

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Fushimi Inari Shrine

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