Kiyomizu-dera Temple清水寺

Kiyomizu-dera Temple is a hot attraction even without cherry blossoms, though they make it more charming. No matter 50 metres high wooden stage, Otowa Waterfall, sakura in spring, ruby-red leaves in autumn or even omamori (talisman) draws visitors to Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Night illumination is considered to be the best in Kyoto during cherry blossom season.

Admission: 400 Yen

Number of sakura trees: 1,500

The age of trees:

Variety: Somei Yoshino and Yamazakura

2019/2020 Cherry Blossom Viewing Dates at Kiyomizu-dera Temple

Cherry blossom viewing period: late March to early April

Best time to view in 2019: late March to early April

Best time to view in 2020 (estimated): March 29 to April 7


Cherry blossom festival in 2019: not available

How to visit

Access: Take No. 100 or 206 bus and then a 10-minute walk through Kiyomizu-michi
Address: 1-294 Kiyomizu, Higashiyama, Kyoto 605-0862, Kyoto Prefecture
Japanese address: 京都府京都市東山区清水1-294

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