Kiyomizu-dera

Kiyomizu-dera Photography Guide

Kiyomizu-dera is a beautiful temple in the city of Kyoto in Japan. It is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites and one of the most famous and popular sights in Japan. The temple was built in 780 and is an important part of Japanese culture and history. The temple stands on a hill and offers a breathtaking view of the city of Kyoto. The name Kiyomizu-dera translates to “Temple of Pure Water” and refers to the spring that rises in the temple and flows through it. Visitors can drink the clear water from the well as it is said to have healing properties.

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Fushimi-Inari Photography Guide

Fushimi-Inari is an incredible shrine in the south of Kyoto. The famous “Senbon Torii” (gates made of red arches) are one of the most famous attractions in Japan and provide photographers with the perfect backdrop to capture beautiful shots. This sacred mountain Inariyama in southern Kyoto is full of colors, wooden architecture and natural landscapes. There are many stunning places to whip out your camera – from the magnificent main shrine to the more than 10,000 torii gates on the hillside.
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