About Fushimi Inari Taisha
The Grand Shrine of “Inari-san”, which exists all over the country, is Fushimi Inari Taisha. The history dates back to 711 in the Nara period. Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine has a main hall at the foot of Inari Mountain, and the entire Inariyama is the site.
When you go to Fushimi Inari, you will find many torii, such as a thousand torii of specialty.(It is said that there are about ten thousand Torii including Inariyama.) It might be fun to visit a little hike.
The Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine is said to have a divine favor of “prosperous business”, “Bountiful Harvest”, “all Recovery” and “academic accomplishment”, etc., and there is a crowd of 2.7 million people in the annual New Year’s visit to the shrine.
Fushimi Inari Taisha photos
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Photographer: Taisuke Yamada
68 Yabunouchi-cho, Fukakusa, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
|Usual viewing season||Red leaves
Mid November – Early December
|Parking lot||Free for 20 buses (outside the precincts)
170 passenger cars free of charge (in the precincts)
※For worshippers only
Recommended places to visit in conjunction with
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Toji is the head of Toji Shingon and is also called "Kyouougokokuji." Its upbringing is said to have been erected by Fujiwara-no-isendo in 796 after Heian-Kyo capital.
The beginning of Fushimi Castle (Fushimimomoyamajou) was that he built in Fushimi Shigetsu in August 1592 after Toyotomi Hideyoshi began sending troops to Korea (battle of bunroku).