Kawai Kanjirō Memorial Hall
This small memorial hall is one of Kyoto’s most commonly overlooked little gems; it’s worth a look, though, especially if you have an...
Ninen-zaka & Sannen-zaka
Just downhill from and slightly to the north of Kiyomizu-dera, you will find one of Kyoto’s loveliest restored neighbourhoods, the...
An important Buddhist pilgrimage stop, this temple was founded in 963 by Kūya Shōnin, who carved an image of an 11-headed Kannon and...
Bar Main Higashiyama
This slick and elegant bar in the Garden Oriental complex, right in the heart of the Southern Higashiyama sightseeing district is a real...
At Kasagi-ya, on Sannen-zaka near Kiyomizu-dera, you can enjoy a nice cup of matcha (powdered green tea) and a variety of sweets. This...
4-190-3 Kiyomizu · interesting places nearby
For excellent soba noodles and well-presented tempura sets (among other things) in the area of Kiyomizu-dera, try this comfortable and spacious restaurant. After your meal, head upstairs to check out the sublime collection of Japanese lacquerware. Look for the low stone wall and the noren curtains hanging in the entryway.