Sakura Light-up at Kiyomizu Temple

A Kyoto event not to miss

By Hana Joy    - 1 min read


During the summer of 2020, the Main Hall's stage floorboards will be undergoing replacement works. However, visitors can still enter the Main Hall as usual.

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Kiyomizu Temple is a popular tourist destination in Kyoto. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and offers some spectacular views in all seasons. Built in 1633, the temple remains a great piece of history. In the spring, Kiyomizu Temple features a cherry blossom light-up at night, which is a truly beautiful event. It can get crowded, but the views are worth it.

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Hana Joy

Hana Joy

I'm working here in Japan as a member of the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET). Originally from the Northern California area, I am a recent graduate with a degree in International Affairs.Living in Japan provides the opportunity for unique and continued insights into the local flavor of a particular region. Through my contributions, I hope to convey some of the great everyday experiences that make Japan special.