December 1994, as “Cultural assets of the ancient capital Kyoto,” registered a World Cultural Heritage Site based on the “World Heritage Convention”. Founded in 798 of Heian era and reconstructed current main hall in 1633.
※ From February 2017, during renovating construction of the roof of the main hall.
As a god of grains richness and family business prosperity, it has attracted people’s deep faith from long time ago and today, the red color torii gate that donated by the believers is spectacular and stands on the Inari mountain.
The shrine (important cultural property) was rebuilt in 1499, after being burned down by the rebellion, and recently some additional buildings were built.
Kyoto sightseeing information