POST 12: OUR HOLIDAY IN JAPAN …. Temple Kiyomizo dera in the City of KYOTO … Day 13 of 16:16th April, 2017

The Kiyomizu Temple is an ancient institution, dating back to 798 AD and the days of Nara. Its classic design influenced temple architecture for centuries.

The hill-top temple is a Kyoto landmark, and provides fabulous views over the city. The main hall juts out over the hillside and its tumbling waterfall, and is surrounded by gardens and shrines.

You’ll find pavilion teahouses and restaurants in the grounds, and the steeply inclining path leading up to the temple are lined with souvenir and snack stalls.

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The Buildings of Temple Kiyomizo dera:

See the gardens towards the middle of this post ….

The steeply inclining path leading up to the temple are lined with souvenir and snack stalls.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Temple visitors are looking at the view of the city of Kyoto. The hill-top temple is a Kyoto landmark, and provides fabulous views over the city.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Gardens of Temple Kiyomizo dera:

 

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