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Kiyomizu Temple and Otowa Waterfall

Kiyomizudera, also known as the Pure Water Temple is one of more famous temples in Japan. This temple is located up in a hill in the east of Kyoto. One of the things that stands out is the wooden stage in the main hall that is 13 meters above the hill. During the spring period, this will give you an amazing view of the cherry blossom. From the wooden stage, you will also able to see Kyoto city in the distance. Kiyomizudera is also inside the list of UNESCO World Heritage.

Cupid of Japan: Kyoto Jishu Shrine

Located behind the renowned Kiyomizu-dera (a Buddhist temple that is part of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto UNESCO World Heritage site), Jishu Shrine is revered as “the Cupid of Japan”. Within its compound, Jishu Shrine houses various gods that one may worship for different “requests”.

Toshogu Shrine, Nikko

A part of ‘Shrines and Temples of Nikko’, a UNESCO World Heritage site, this shrine is believed to be one of Japan’s most lavishly decorated shrines.

Himeji

Himeji is Hyogo's second biggest city, home to Himeji Castle, Engyo-ji Temple on Mount Shosha, and a number of other sites making it worth a special visit.