Day 02: Kyoto - Fushimi Inari Shrine (Sep 2017) September 17th 2017 Sunday, 17th Sep 2017
Kyoto >> Nagoya (147.6km, 36 mins, 5,590 Yen)
My last itinerary for the day before returning to Nagoya was a quick trip to the Fushimi Inari Shrine in Central Kyoto. Located just 5 minutes away at Inari Station (via JR Nara line), the temple is clearly evident as soon as I made my way from the train station. Fronted by the bright and imposing Torii G ... read more
Asia » Japan » Kyoto » Kyoto » Fushimi In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
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