Kiyomizu-dera Temple

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

Notice

During the summer of 2020, the Main Hall's stage floorboards will be undergoing replacement works. However, visitors can still enter the Main Hall as usual.

Overview

Address

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

Hours

6:00 - 18:30 Open Now

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

Price

¥200 - ¥400

Website

kiyomizudera.or.jp

General Amenities

  • Baby-friendly
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

Accessibility

  • Barrier-free access

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi

Access

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

Mid Sep

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

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