Kiyomizudera Temple of Kyoto

Kiyomizudera ("Pure Water Temple") is one of the most celebrated temples of Japan. It was founded in 780 and remains associated with the Hosso sect, one of the oldest sects of Japanese Buddhism.

In 1994, the temple was added to the list of UNESCO world heritage sites.

 Red buildings of the Kiyomizudera (Pure Water Temple), Kyoto, Japan

 

 

 

Photography by Frantisek Staud


 Historical architecture of the Pure Water Temple (Kiyomizudera), Kyoto, Japan

 Historical architecture of the Pure Water Temple (Kiyomizudera), Kyoto, Japan
 Late afternoon on the precincts of Kiyomizudera Temple, Kyoto, Japan

 Japanese girls wearing school uniforms gather in front of Kiyomizu dera Temple, Kyoto, Japan

 Red buildings of the Kiyomizudera (Pure Water Temple), Kyoto, Japan
 Japanese school children in uniforms gather in front of Kiyomizudera Temple, Kyoto, Japan

 Historical architecture of the Kiyomizudera (Pure Water Temple), Kyoto, Japan

 Water basin  tsukubai - in Kyoto, Japan
 Historical architecture of the Pure Water Temple (Kiyomizudera), Kyoto, Japan

 Red buildings of the Kiyomizudera (Pure Water Temple), Kyoto, Japan

 Late afternoon on the precincts of Kiyomizudera Temple, Kyoto, Japan

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