Kiyomizu Temple

How to get to Kiyomizu-Dera Temple

The best way to get to Kiyomizu-Dera Temple from Kyoto Station is to take the bus. (There is a bus terminal in front of Kyoto Station, and bus stops are lined up by destination. When you get off the bus, the bus driver will announce “Please get off here if you are going to Kiyomizu-dera Temple”, so you will not miss the bus.
From the bus stop to Kiyomizu-Dera Temple, it is an uphill walk, so it is better to choose shoes with the mindset that you will be lightly climbing up the mountain for about 15 minutes.
Kiyomizu-gojo station on Keihan line is the closest station.If you go from Gion-shijo station, you can also see other sites like Yasaka shrine on the way to Kiyomizu-Temple.

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