Kiyomizu-dera Temple Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Enjoy a guided tour of one of the most celebrated temples in Japan, Kiyomizu-dera, accompanied by a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual guide.

Founded over 1200 years ago, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is best known for its wooden stage that juts out from its main hall, 13 meters above the hillside below. Among the interesting stories you can learn on this tour include the traditional construction methods of this stage, notably the absence of any nails. Most impressive of all are the stunning views you can enjoy of the city views of Kyoto in the distance.

Learn about many more historical and lesser known sides of this popular temple from your expert guide. A Kyoto excursion full of value for the time-conscious traveler!

Note*1: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
* Duration: 1 hour
* Starts: Kyoto, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours




Enjoy a guided tour of one of the most celebrated temples in Japan, Kiyomizu-dera, accompanied by a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual guide.

Founded over 1200 years ago, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is best known for its wooden stage that juts out from its main hall, 13 meters above the hillside below. Among the interesting stories you can learn on this tour include the traditional construction methods of this stage, notably the absence of any nails. Most impressive of all are the stunning views you can enjoy of the city views of Kyoto in the distance.

Learn about many more historical and lesser known sides of this popular temple from your expert guide. A Kyoto excursion full of value for the time-conscious traveler!

Note*1: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Kiyomizu-dera Temple, 1-294 Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0862 Kyoto Prefecture

​With a licensed and experienced English speaking guide, this short trip is a fantastic and great value way of experiencing Japan!

Kiyomizudera is one of the most celebrated temples of Japan. Kiyomizudera is best known for its wooden stage that juts out from its main hall, 13 meters above the hillside below. The stage affords visitors a nice view of the numerous cherry and maple trees below that erupt in a sea of color in spring and fall, as well as of the city of Kyoto in the distance.

Duration: 1 hour