Higashiyama, Sakyoku Area

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One-Day. Kiyomizu-dera Temple-Chion-in Temple

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Points of Interest

Start from Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and walk along cobbled streets; Sannenzaka Slope, Ninenzaka Slope, and Nene-no-michi. Strolling along this course, you'll encounter many historic sightseeing spots .Ttraditional Kiyomizu-yaki or ceramicware shops, Japanese sundried shops, and Kyoto cuisine restaurants conveniently line up along the streets.


Restaurants

Rakusho: Warabimochi or Japanese traditonal jello-like sweet. Phone:075-561-6892


Souvenirs

Shoei-do: Incense shop. Phone:075-532-5590

Shichimi-hompo: Established 350 years ago. Powdered red pepper and Japanese pepper. Phone: 075-541-0738


Attractions

When temple grounds are covered with cherry blossoms or turning leaves, temples and their precints are lit up at night to create a gorgeous spectacle. In March, Hana-tourou Festival is held and numerous lanterns on the grounds along the streets make picturesque views.

 

Kiyomizu Temple
Kiyomizu-dera Temple

World Heritage Site.

Built in 778. National Treasure.
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Jishu-jinja Shrine

Famous as the god of matchmaker.
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Kodai-ji Temple

Built i 1606 by Toyotomi Hideyoshi's wife. The garden is designated National Historic Site.
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Saigyo-an
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Yasaka-jinja Shrine

The beginning of the shrine dated back to the year 656.

One of the most famous shirnes in Kyoto.
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Chion-in Temple

Built in 1175. The grounds are exceptionally huge as a temple.
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