originally 637-748 (Nara period); reconstruction in 1633
sunrise to sunset
Added to JGarden:
Kiyomizu-dera doesn't really have a garden, but its use of the hillsides, borrowed landscapes and stunning views from the main structure are worth noting. One of the sub-temples, Jojuin, also has a garden.
With the years that have passed by
It has grown austere and holy
On Mount Kageru:
The cedar tree, upright like a spear,
Already has a layer of moss at the root.