Kiyomizudera was old Buddhist temple which was built in 778. At the nights of the red leaves season, they open the Kiyomizudera’s gate to watch the illuminated temple and red leaves. It was a different view from daytime.
Niomon gate was re-built in late 15 century.
at main hall
Main hall’s stage
Main hall and pagoda
Three-storid pagoda was made in 847 at first. This was re-built in 1632. In 1987, it was repaired. It is 31m high.
Main hall of Kiyomizudera. It was re-built in 1633. The longest pillar is 12meter. They didn’t use any nails. Such a structure is called ‘Kake-zukuri’ (overhang method of construction) or ‘Butai-zukuri’ (the construction style like a stage).
fall leaves at Kiyomizudera
stone statue of Jizo
Kiyomizudera’s red leaves