Kiyomizu-dera, Kyoto

This is Kiyomizu-dera, the ‘temple of clear water’, in Kyoto. It was established in 778 and so even pre-dates the establishment of Kyoto as the capital. The photos were actually taken years ago but only recently had them digitised.

Pond and three-storied pavilion:


Pagoda with Kyoto city in the background:

Views of Kiyomizu-dera:

 View from Kiyomizu-dera platform: