Marvelous vermilion torii gates

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Fushimi-Inari Hike

The hike to the summit of 233m Mt. Inari-san, and the pilgrimage circle around the shrines near the top is one of Kyoto’s most interesting short walks. It’s also the best way to see all of the Fushimi-Inari Taisha Shrine. Time: about 3 hours Distance: about 5km Difficulty: moderate Start point: Fushimi-Inari Station on the Keihan Line or Inari Station on the […]

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6 Day of June – Big – Oyunohara Torii

Officially the biggest Torii gate in Japan at more than 33 metres tall. Oyunohara Torii is located on the former site of Kumano Hongu Taisha shrine. To visit: take the shinkansen from Tokyo Station. Or Shinagawa Station to Nagoya, before switching to the JR Kisei Main line to Shingu Station.

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