Golden Week - Kyoto Part 1

Golden Week - Kyoto Part 1, Kyoto, Japan (B)

On our 5th day, we departed Shizuoka at 10pm, and during the 8-9 hours on the road we slept (or pretended to sleep) throughout the trip, with regular toilet break every 2 hours. I would really commend our organizer Mochan, for a great sacrifice of driving us safely to Kyoto.Traveling to Kyoto from Shizuoka via mini bus has been the toughest road trip throughout our journey.

Fushimi Inari Shrine (伏見稲荷大社, Fushimi Inari Taisha) is an important Shinto shrine in southern Kyoto.

The trails lead into the wooded forest of the sacred Mount Inari, which stands at 233 meters and belongs to the shrine grounds.

It is famous for its thousands of vermilion Torii gates, which straddle a network of trails behind its main buildings.

Fushimi Inari is the most important of several thousands of shrines dedicated to Inari, the Shinto god of rice.

Foxes are thought to be Inari's messengers, resulting in many fox statues across the shrine grounds. Fushimi Inari Shrine has ancient origins, predating the capital's move to Kyoto in 794. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Golden Week - Kyoto Part 1
Guide Location: Japan » Kyoto
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Yap Go
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Fushimi Inari Shrine
  • Torii gates
  • KinKan Kuji temple
  • Gion district
  • Yasaka Shrine
  • Khaosan Kyoto Guest House Hostel
  • Shijo Street
  • Teramachi shopping streets
  • Shin Kyogoku Shopping
  • Hanami-koji
  • Gion Corner

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