The One about Fushimi Inari Taisha in Kyoto Part 2

When I posted part 1 of my Fushimi Inari Taisha coverage, I discussed just the arrival to the area before entering Romon (The main gate). Fushimi Inari Taisha is so massive that there is so much to look at and see and when you leave, you won’t feel you saw everything because there are a lot of pathways that take you to different areas, may they be kitsune (fox) areas, […]

The One about Fushimi Inari Taisha in Kyoto Part 1

In Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan is one of the most visited areas in Japan and it’s called Fushimi Inari Taisha. The location happens to be the head shrine of Inari (The Japanese kami of foxes, of fertility, tea and sake, of agriculture and industry) and many people come to this location for general prosperity and success. Inari Okami, the enshrined deity of Fushimi Inari Taisha, was enshrined on the first Day […]

The One about the Booths and Stores at Fushimi Inari in Kyoto

You just completed the long walk up Fushimi Inari and by the time you go down, you enter a side of Fushimi Inari quite different than the first. This time, many shops and food vendors line the street and many people taking part in buying merchandise or trying the various delicious foods from food vendors. It’s something I look forward to but I must let people know that always have […]

The One about Cafe Koto in Kyoto

A familiar site for those riding the shinkansen and are leaving Kyoto Station, Cafe Kyoto is a restaurant that offers Japanese and western cuisine for those wanting to grab a bite without paying for food at the convenience store locations around the station. The restaurant/cafe is quite busy but I was able to get in quickly and order a steak/hamburger with cheese sauce which came with a salad.  Portion was […]