Kiyomizu-dera

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  • Address: 294 Kiyomizu 1-chome, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0862, Japan
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  • Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-755511234
  • Ticket Price: 400 JPY
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Landmark, Family And Kids

Established in the year 778, the Kiyomizu-dera is located halfway up the Otowa Mountain in eastern Kyoko. Having an intriguing history, the temple has burned down many times. Most of the current buildings were rebuilt by the third Shogun Tokugawa Iemitsu in the early 1630s. The Main Hall (Hondo) of the temple is designated as a national treasure. It holds the temple's primary object of worship, a small statue of the eleven faced, thousand armed Kannon Bodhisattva. The Kiyomizu-dera is one of the most celebrated temples of Japan. In the year 1994, the temple was added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Kyoto itinerary 7 days.

Kiyomizu-dera Travel Tips

  • They also have special night opening timings. Check official website for season and timings.
  • It is an active place of worship. Please maintain the tranquillity of the place.
  • Don’t forget to remove your footwear before entering the premises.
  • It is recommended to wear conservative clothing.

Entrance Ticket Details For Kiyomizu-dera

  • For Ordinary opening Hours- Adults: ¥300, Students: ¥200
  • For Special Night opening Hours- Adults: ¥400, Students: ¥200

Kiyomizu-dera Hours

  • Seasonal closing timings apply. Please check official website for timings before planning a visit.

How to Reach Kiyomizu-dera

  • Gojozaka bus stop
  • Higashiyama Gojo bus stop
  • Kiyomizu Gojo railway Station 

  • Takinoya
  • Kawahara Sakaeyama

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  • Kiyomizu-dera Address: 294 Kiyomizu 1-chome, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0862, Japan
  • Kiyomizu-dera Contact Number: +81-755511234
  • Kiyomizu-dera Timing: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Kiyomizu-dera Price: 400 JPY
  • Best time to visit Kiyomizu-dera(preferred time): 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Kiyomizu-dera: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 71.5% of people who visit Kyoto include Kiyomizu-dera in their plan

  • 39.81% of people start their Kiyomizu-dera visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Kiyomizu-dera

Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday

93.28% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kiyomizu-dera

People normally club together Sanjusangen-do and Gion District while planning their visit to Kiyomizu-dera.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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    On 24-Nov-2019

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