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Kiyomizu-dera
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Dedicated to merciful Kannon, Kiyomizu-dera dates back to the 8C, although the current buildings date from the 17C. The main building has a vertiginously high terrace with panoramic views. In the olden days believers would throw themselves off it onto a patch of vegetation that was supposed to break their fall. Those who survived the feat (85% of people, according to statistics) would have all their wishes granted. Today the ritual is forbidden but you could try out a similar exploit at the marvellous waterfall, without risk of broken bones.

Useful Information

  • Prices : 300 JPY

Opening hours :

  • Summer: 6am-6pm; rest of year: 6am-telephone for closing hour

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