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Kiyomizudera
Name:Kiyomizudera garden photo
Kiyomizudera, Kyoto
Photo: Alan Tarver



 
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Address:Higashiyama-ku, Kiyomizu, 1-chome 
Mailing Address: 
City:Kyoto-shi 
State:Kyoto-hu 
Postal Code: 
Country:JAPAN 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=34.9667; long=135.8
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Designer(s): 
Contruction Date:originally 637-748 (Nara period); reconstruction in 1633 
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
Hours:sunrise to sunset 
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Added to JGarden:1/1/1997 
Last Updated:7/22/2000 
JGarden Description: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. 




Even to someone
Free of passions this sadness
Would be apparent:
Evening in autumn over
A marsh where a snipe rises.

  Saigyô
  12th century

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