A Zen buddhist temple dating back to the late 15th century. Well known for the beautiful and elegant timber pavilion for which it is named - The Silver Pavilion. The grounds include several buildings , a moss garden and dry sand garden.
Kiyomizudera is the most famous and celebrated of all Kyoto’s temples, and for good reason! A designated National Treasure and World Heritage site, this beautiful temple has stunning views, and a rich history back to the 8th century.
Formerly the residence of Japan’s Imperial Family, until they relocated to Tokyo in 1868. Once only open for guided tours, the palace grounds - but no buildings - can now be entered without prior arrangement.