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 Kiyomizudera Temple

world heritage sites >> Kiyomizudera Temple (Kyoto Travel)

Kiyomizudera (清水寺, literally "Pure Water Temple") is one of the most celebrated temples of Japan. It was founded in 780 on the site of the Otowa Waterfall in the wooded hills east of Kyoto, and derives its name from the fall's pure waters. The temple was originally associated with the Hosso sect See more >> Kyoto Travel: kiyomizudera