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View of Kiyomizu-dera Temple in Kyoto

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 11 January 2018
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The Kiyomizu-dera Temple ("Kiyomizudera" in Japanese) is known throughout Japan for its lovely panorama of the city of Kyoto. Founded in 778 CE and rebuilt in 1633 CE, the temple is situated on Mt. Otowa and its main hall extends over a cliff. This temple is located in Kyoto, Japan.

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, January 11). View of Kiyomizu-dera Temple in Kyoto. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7887/

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Wiener, James B. "View of Kiyomizu-dera Temple in Kyoto." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 11, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7887/.

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Wiener, James B. "View of Kiyomizu-dera Temple in Kyoto." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 Jan 2018. Web. 26 Feb 2021.

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