Kiyomizu-dera, Kyoto

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Mark Cartwright
by Martin Falbisoner
published on 17 May 2019
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Kiyomizu-dera, otherwise known as the ‘Temple of the Pure Water Spring’, is a Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan. Founded in 778 CE, the main hall (Hondo) was added in 798 CE and the Koyasu pagoda in the early 17th century CE.

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Falbisoner, M. (2019, May 17). Kiyomizu-dera, Kyoto. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10666/kiyomizu-dera-kyoto/

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Falbisoner, Martin. "Kiyomizu-dera, Kyoto." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 17, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10666/kiyomizu-dera-kyoto/.

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