Do you know that Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan, is home to 2000 temples and shrines? Fushimi Inari Shrine is one of the most famous attractions in this region, thanks to its iconic Torii gate path.
This article is a handy travel guide to Fushimi Inari Shrine, including tips on getting there, things to see, and more.
About Fushimi Inari Taisha
Fushimi Inari Taisha is a very famous temple in Kyoto with a long history. The shrine was built in 711 during the Nara period.
Originally, the temple was located in Inariyama Hill southwest of the ancient capital of Kyoto, but later moved to the cedar forest at the foot of Inari Mountain and is located there until now.
The temple’s main hall was rebuilt in 1499 and is now recognized as an important cultural heritage of Japan.
The total area of this site is 870,000 sq meters. The area is hidden under the canopy of the cedar forest, creating a beautiful and very artistic atmosphere.