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A lifestyle blog by a London gal who loves plants, metal, bleaching my hair and Osaka

Tuesday 31 May 2016

Fushimi Inari Taisha (again)

Fushimi Inari Taisha

In March, my family came all the way over from the UK to visit me! I was so happy! We stayed in Kyoto for over two weeks. As we were in Kyoto, the first place I decided to take them had to be Fushimi Inari Taisha.

This was actually the third time I'd been there, the first time I went with my boyfriend and then his family when they came. It's still impressive, and like I said before, it's a must do for a reason. 

We managed to do the walk up Mount Inari again, and the view really is impressive. A little tough (if you're as lazy as I am) but I've been dragged up three times so anyone can do it I think. Everyone I've been with has said that the bamboo forest and the quieter walk was their favourite bit, so it really does pay to go off the beaten path a little. Even though it's full of tourists, turn off the main loop and it suddenly becomes really peaceful.

All in all, I think Fushimi Inari Taisha was the perfect first day! The 1,000 Torii are so impressive and the view over Kyoto is a great touch too. 

For more info on how to get there, the first post I wrote about Fushimi Inari Taisha has more information ^^

Lantern Fushimi Inari Taisha

Bamboo forest

Thanks for reading! If you fancy reading more posts about Kyoto, check out:
Arashiyama // Kinkakuji// Ryoanji //Nijo Castle // Kiyomizudera // Ginkakuji

I've also got a metric tonne of Kyoto content coming up, so watch this space <3
-Amy xoxo


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