Snow and Sapporo Fushimi Inari Shrine -📍 Hokkaido
Sapporo Fushimi Inari’s torii gates
Say you’re in Hokkaido and you want to visit a nice shrine, but the famous Hokkaido Shrine is much too crowded. Why not go to the quiet but charming Sapporo Fushimi Inari Shrine!
Yes, the famous Fushimi Inari Shrine is in Kyoto. But now it's in Sapporo too!
This shrine was established in 1884 to enshrine the spirit of Kyoto's Fushimi Inari Shrine, and in 1907 was authorized to be established as Sapporo's Fushimi Inari Shrine.
Praying at the shrine
When it snows, you can enjoy the fantastic view of the Inari Shrine's torii gates fusing into the snowy landscape that only Hokkaido can offer. It's no exaggeration to say that this is Hokkaido's own version of Kyoto!
If you’re visiting Hokkaido, why not go to the Sapporo Fushimi Inari Shrine?
Snowy torii gates
Take the JR Hokkaido Bus "Circulation En10" or "Circulation En11" at Maruyama Bus Terminal.
Get off at Jikei-kai-mae bus stop, and walk for about 3 minutes (about 230 meters).