Kiyomizu temple

Kiyomizu temple

Name: Kiyomizu-dera
Place: 1 Chome-294 Kiyomizu, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto
Admission JPY 400
Foundation: 778
School: Kita-Hossō
Principal Image: Kannnon Bodhisattva
Founded by: Sakanoue no Tamuramaro
Festival: Seiryu-e Dragon Festival, 14-15 March, 3 April, 14-15 September
Overview: The main hall, which together with the wooden stage 13 meters above the hillside below, was built without the use of nails. Temple’s name from the Otowa waterfall, which runs off the nearby Mt. Otowa at the base of main hall. Kiyomizu means clear water, or pure water.This temple was registered on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List as one of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto.

Official website: https://www.kiyomizudera.or.jp/en/

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiyomizu-dera