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From what I was told, this gripping large temple is made completely out of wood! There are numerous sights to see inside of the temple and outside on the temple grounds. It is definitely a MUST see! The beauty of it all touches you as...More
The large deck of the main building is currently under construction but don't let this make you decide not to go. We almost skipped it when we found out it was under restoration and were so glad we didn't in the end. There are a...More
Very busy tourist attraction. Tons of Chinese tour groups, one after another. Very congested, but still very beautiful. An added attraction is that so many tourists and locals dress in kimonos which greatly adds to the ambiance. Beautifully colored kimonos which just add to the...More
From the parking/jumpoff point, you need to walk uphill along the street with many stores and stalls leading up to the temple.
The temple was big with a beautiful bright orange color. Once you walk further up, you will be greeted with a beautiful view...More
Sightseeing is difficult when it’s raining. Right from the morning we had been going from one place to another in and around Kyoto. Everywhere it was drizzling. As we got down from the bus, we asked for directions to Kiyomizu-dera Temple. It appeared to be...More
As always our trips seem to coincide with closures, but, in this case it didn't really matter. The temple was very busy but there was still good views to be had even thought the main viewing deck was closed. Amid the throngs od people there...More
We had been to Kyoto before and seen dozens of temples and shrines but had missed this temple complex. This time however we made the effort and was not disappointed. If you only have time to see one Kyoto sight this is it. Forget the...More
Response from redlight114 | Reviewed this property |
The scaffolding was still there on part of the temple. I thought there was plenty to still see...very beautiful structures still to see. I would still recommend seeing it. Everything inside was still open and accessible also.