A Buddhist temple in Kyoto City's Higashiyama Ward and one of the most popular destinations in the country for enjoying fall foliage and other seasonal scenery. From the main temple, you can get a sweeping view of mountains dyed completely crimson with the turned leaves and enjoy the contrast between the Kiyomizu Stage jutting out over a cliff at the Okunoin and the surrounding autumn colors. At night, trees on the grounds are illuminated, giving visitors a taste of magical beauty a little different from what you can see in the daytime.
Kyoto Kyoutoshi Higashiyama-ku Kiyomizu 1-294
Kyoto Kyoutoshi Higashiyama-ku Kiyomizu 1-294 [map]
- State of fall foliage
- Fallen leaves
- Autumn foliage forecast
- Late Nov.-Early Dec.
- open everyday
- Parking Lot
- Not available
- Night viewing
[Special nighttime hours] 17:30-21:00 Reception closed
- Public toilets
- momiji (Japanese maple), kaede (Japanese maple), ginkgo, Japanese mountain maple, Japanese zelkova, Japanese beech, iroha-momiji, cherry tree, Japanese rowan, dodan-tsutsuji
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
- On foot aboutminutes
- about m
- View route from Station View route from Bus Stop View route from IC View route from Parking
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Kyoto Main Areas
Its wooden tea houses, shuffling geisha, and spiritual sights have seen Kyoto hailed as the heart of traditional Japan, a world apart from ultramodern Tokyo. Despite being the Japanese capital for over a century, Kyoto escaped destruction during World War II, leaving behind a fascinating history which can be felt at every turn, from the fully gold-plated Kinkakuji Temple down to traditional customs such as geisha performances and tea ceremonies, which are still practiced to this day.