From Gion area to Fushimi Inari Shrine
1. Head for Keihan Railway Gion-Shijo Sta.
From any attractions in Gion, firstly walk to the west direction on Shijo street, and then, before the Shijo-Ohashi bridge, you will find several Keihan Railway Gion-Shijo station entrances. (please refer the location map in previous section)
This is the one of the station entrances on Shijo street.
This is another station entrance (in the Minamiza Kabuki Theater).
Keihan Railway Gion-Shijo station is located underground like subway.
2. Take local, sub-express or express trains at track No.2.
All local, sub-express and express trains at any track take you to Fushimi Inari station.
Sub-express trains are mainly operated in the daytime.
3. Get off at Fushimi Inari Sta.
In 9 minutes’ ride, trains arrive at Fushimi Inari station.
After getting off, please walk to forward direction, and head for the ticket gate, located at the end of the platform.
4. The way to Fushimi Inari Shrine from Keihan station.
After getting out of the ticket gate, please walk to the left. as the signboard shows.
Please walk along the street, and go through JR crossing and the Torii-gate ahead.
This is the Torii-gate.
In 2 minutes after going through the first Torii-gate, finally you come to the two-storied gate and main shrine (hall) of Fushimi Inari.
From Keihan Fushimi Inari station, it takes 5 minutes’ walk to the main shrine (hall), and about 9 minutes’ walk to the most popular place called “Senbon Torii” in Japanese, meaning thousands of Torii gates in English.