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Kyoto: Fushimi Inari Shrine After Dusk Photography Tour

Kyoto: Fushimi Inari Shrine After Dusk Photography Tour

From US$ 227.41 per group up to 3

Learn the secrets of light painting in a setting ripe with potential. Learn how to use a variety of artificial lights to reveal the Fushimi Inari shine’s details in the dark.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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  • Marvel at Japan's most visited shrine under the light of the moon
  • Photograph the world-famous Tunnel of Torii Gates
  • Discover hidden sub-shrines and capture them from a unique perspective
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As darkness falls over the city of Kyoto, enter the vermillion gates of Shinto and venture deep into the forested mountainside. Enter a sacred garden brimming with mysteries and veiled in a ghostly atmosphere. But fear not — you will cast your artificial light into the darkness and illuminate the beauty of the Fushimi Inari Shrine. Reach the location after sunset, when all of the tourists have retreated to their hotels for the day. Hit the iconic ‘tunnel of torii gates’ as well as hidden sub-shrines peppering the mountainside. Climb a short way up the mountain into spooky and otherworldly parts of the shrine grounds. It is here that you will learn the secrets of light painting in this unique setting ripe with potential, using a variety of artificial lights to reveal the shrine’s details in the dark. Get coached on the best camera settings for light painting and on the subtle handling of light sources to create impressive images.
  • Photography instructor
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Camera
  • Tripod (optional extra)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Meet your guide under the big red entrance gate of Fushimi Inari. The gate is illuminated with spotlights. You will see foxes on either side and a water fountain to the left.

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  • A tripod is required for this activity and is available for rental at an additional cost
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