Kiyomizudera Temple [ KYOTO ]

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Kiyomizudera Temple is one of the oldest temples in Kyoto, its origin dating back to the 8thcentury. The temple is noted for its unique architectural style. Its main hall stands on a cliff, supported with a wooden platform in front, from which a panoramic view of Kyoto can be enjoyed. The area around kiyomizu Temple is well known for the production of ceramics called Kiyomizu ware. The road leading to the temple, which is flanked on both sides by small stores selling all sorts of earthenware, is known as “Teapot Lane” among the foreign visitors.