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Address: 1-294 Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0862, Kyoto Prefecture
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This most-visited temple in Kyoto was built to honor Kannon, the goddess of...

This most-visited temple in Kyoto was built to honor Kannon, the goddess of mercy. It's beautiful hillside location offers spectacular views of the city and valley below.

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You must visit this place...!Great temples in the hill and all the atmosphere is like being in a movie. Nice view to Kyoto and.....many girls and boys with traditional clothes!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You must visit this place...!Great temples in the hill and all the atmosphere is like being in a movie. Nice view to Kyoto and.....many girls and boys with traditional clothes!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

UNESCO World Heritage site founded in 8th century. Many small shrines are situated in temple complex. You can overlook a city of Kyoto from a large veranda, supported by tall pillars. You can catch the water and make the wish at Otowa waterfall.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Revisit the third times, for the autumn leaves. There are ponds on both side of the temple where great pictures were taken. Also visited at night where lights are on, and presented different view on the leaves. Note: No need to go inside the temple.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a very nice temple but be prepared with some walking to do, on upslopes. The streets leading to the temple were lined with shops selling souvenirs and kyoto special sweets and foodstuff. There was an entrance fee of ¥400 per person, the temple was set in a very serene compound and the architectural structures of the temple were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Absolutely stunning, both the temple, the construction, and the view of Kyoto from the stage. Definitely a must visit for any visitor to Japan.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Although the Kiyomizu temple is going to maintain for a while. We still cease the chane to visit there this January. The main temple is not yet to be covered. So we can see the beautiful scene from the outside route. Althouth it's a cold weather day, but there are also croweded people to visit here. Everyone seems like to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must see! There are so many impressive structures and statutes and scenery - it's sensory overload in the best possible way. We were fortunate to be there on a sunny day in February and the orange is absolutely brilliant under the sun. Fun fact - not a single nail was used in construction - incredible! Wear comfortable... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Gorgeous temple, amazing sculptures everywhere. Visited during daylight hours and it was a wonderful experience

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A beautiful temple that was easy to do with young kids. Very colourful and impressive and all outdoors. The walk up and down was made more interesting by the traditional style buildings (although most of the shops were for souvenirs) and nice gardens.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went up for sunset and so did every other tourist in the city! Really beautiful to see the skyline with the temples in front of it, makes for a very pretty picture. We didn't mind but a few of the areas were closed, either because of the time of day or since it was during the winter months. Worth... More 

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