National Treasure

Kyoto continued…

Easily one of the most popular tourist spots in Kyoto, Kiyomizu-dera is a designated national treasure and a fixture in the minds of Japanese people. The historic temple, that was established in 778, is an enchanting glimpse into the Japanese culture of past and present. The street leading to the temple even makes you feel like you’ve momentarily stepped back in time. There’s also a Jishu-jinja Shrine, and praying there is said to help find your love match. The temple, located halfway up Otowa Mountain, is perhaps most famous for the view of the city from the veranda, supported by 13-meter-high wooden columns. This is one stop in Kyoto you cannot miss. 

 

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One Response to “National Treasure”
  1. Fatima says:

    wow the view, beautiful!

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