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Big temple

The most famous temple in Kyoto, it’s hard to go up, but it really deserves. Terrific view on the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Istanbul, Turkey
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Worth a visit but traffic inconvenient

Though sharing the same name with the one in Kyoto, it is a much more quiet temple. Still, there is... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
Hong Kong, China
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4 weeks ago
“Big temple”
27 May 2017
“Worth a visit but traffic inconvenient”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The most famous temple in Kyoto, it’s hard to go up, but it really deserves. Terrific view on the top.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Actuary106
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Though sharing the same name with the one in Kyoto, it is a much more quiet temple. Still, there is a lot to see without a lot of visitors. Basically, it is free of charge to visit but some spots charge a fee. I only...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank gingerbrownie
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Good photo spot. This temple quite big, you must take some time to see it all. You can see the view of the city and tokyo old town from here. After sun set, when they turn the light on, the temple is really charming. Note:...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Nice views back over the city. Shopping precinct on approach. Very busy with tourists. Reason to visit would be due to elevated location and view

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank BLOGAN1984
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Going up to the temple was difficult but all worth it. My religion may be different but I felt a deep sense of reverence when I came to the temple. The view was also breath taking especially when I looked out from the veranda. It...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank sonjie923
Reviewed 27 October 2014

Kiyomizu-Dera temple is an old buddist temple is the most famous temple in Kyoto. If is most frequented by all tourist and is a Unesco Heritage Site. The way to this temple is far from the main street and you will see a lot of...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Z969SQjohnc
Reviewed 19 May 2014

So, it is full of people, but it is amazing. The views, the blossom, the local people, the buildings. It really is worth walking up the hill for. If you manage to zone-out of all the hustle and bustle of people trying to get photos...More

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank Nicole K
Reviewed 7 January 2013

We went on a friday which happens to be Japan public holiday. There was a evening prayer session. Grave mistake. The crowd was massive. We literally crawl along with the crowd to go up to the temple. The temple itself was alright. Majestic in appearance....More

Date of experience: November 2012
1  Thank Tiyo_travel
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