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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.

Such a structure is called 'Kake-zukuri' (overhang method of construction) or 'Butai-zukuri' (the construction style like a stage).

Niomon gate was re-built in late 15 century.

Such a structure is called 'Kake-zukuri' (overhang method of construction) or 'Butai-zukuri' (the construction style like a stage).

Kiyomizudera’s pagoda

Such a structure is called 'Kake-zukuri' (overhang method of construction) or 'Butai-zukuri' (the construction style like a stage).

red leaves

Kiyomizudera

at main hall

Kiyomizudera, stage

Main hall’s stage

Such a structure is called 'Kake-zukuri' (overhang method of construction) or 'Butai-zukuri' (the construction style like a stage).

Kiyomizudera’s woods

Such a structure is called 'Kake-zukuri' (overhang method of construction) or 'Butai-zukuri' (the construction style like a stage).

Main hall and pagoda

Kiyomizudera

Three-storid pagoda was made in 847 at first. This was re-built in 1632. In 1987, it was repaired. It is 31m high.

KIyomizudera

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).

KIyomizudera

fall leaves at Kiyomizudera

KIyomizudera

stone statue of Jizo

Kiyomizudera

Kiyomizudera’s red leaves

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