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Kiyomizudera, or Kiyozimu Temple, is a famous temple on the edge of the Higashiyama district of Kyoto.


The main hall is covered up between Feb 2017 - March 2020 to allow renovation work of the roof to proceed, during which the main hall will remain accessible.



1-294 Shimizu, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture (Map) (Directions)


6:00 - 18:30 Closed

Opening Hours

Monday 6:00 - 18:30
Tuesday 6:00 - 18:30
Wednesday 6:00 - 18:30
Thursday 6:00 - 18:30
Friday 6:00 - 18:30
Saturday 6:00 - 18:30
Sunday 6:00 - 18:30
Holidays 6:00 - 18:30


¥200 - ¥400


Official Website (English, Japanese)


  • Free Wi-fi
  • Barrier-free access
  • Baby-friendly


By City Bus: Get off at the Gojozaka Stop on Route 206 bound for Higasihama-dori Kitaoji Bus Terminal or Route 100 bound for Kiyomizu-dera Gion/Ginkaku-ji and walk 10 minutes. The bus can be crowded, especially after 11am and on weekends and Spring/ Autumn. Alternate route is Keihan train to Gojo and 15 minute walk via Sannenzaka, or catch a taxi.

Upcoming Events

1 upcoming event
Seiryu-e Dragon Festival

Seiryu-e Dragon Festival

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The Seiryu-e festival is held every spring and autumn near Kiyomizu-dera. The Seiryu or blue dragon is believed to be a guardi..

Kyoto, Kiyomizu-dera Sep 14th - Sep 15th Free

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