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Wondrous architecture, all tongue and groove with no nails at all. Unfortunately the main building still mostly undercover so no great photos from the viewing bridge. Walk to the rear pagoda for ‘good luck for easy childbirth’...
This has got to be one of the most popular tourist temples as it was very busy. This is shown on the road leading up to the temple as there are plenty of shops selling various Japanese and temple related items. There are also a...More
Although there is lots of refurbishment going on, I'd still recommend you visit this temple if you are staying in Kyoto. There is lots to see in the temple grounds, and the view from the temple is brilliant.
Without doubt, this is one of the most beautiful temples in Japan. Majestically perched on the hillside, you can imagine the spectacular view of Kyoto and the valleys below. Unfortunately, the main temple complex was under renovation during my visit, and though access is still...More
Such an amazing temple to look at from a distance to encompass the majestic size and beauty but so much tradition and culture when you look at the smaller details. Best to get there early to avoid the crowds, the hot sun ( in summer)...More
I've visited Japan twice now and this place was without a doubt one of the highlights of both trips. Kiyomizu-dera is truly a magical place even with the current construction work taking place. It is in a mountainous area and the views of the mountains...More
Arrive at least 30 minutes before sunset for a spectacular view of Kyoto and a backdrop of the sun setting over the mountains. Take up your spot 15 minutes before sunset on the veranda steps overlooking the setting sun as it is a popular activity....More
Kiyomizudera is easily one of my favorite temples that I have visited.
It's located at higher elevation in the Higashiyama mountains, granting you a breathtaking view of surrounding nature and the city of Kyoto in the distance.
Besides the temple itself, there are lots of...More
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Yes there was as I took the bike myself, it is near the parking lot for private cars and after the parking lot you have a small walk up the old street up to the temple entrance. On the map it might be south west located of... More
Yes there was as I took the bike myself, it is near the parking lot for private cars and after the parking lot you have a small walk up the old street up to the temple entrance. On the map it might be south west located of the temple.