Kiyomizu Temple [清水寺] in Eastern Kyoto was founded in 798 and is comprised of a series of Buddhist temples, it is named for the waterfall on the grounds [Japan Visitor].
The area is frequented by students wishing for aid by the deities in their studies.
When a rabbit gained what it wanted through deceiving others, it was forced to peel off its skin. Okuninushi, the sweet-tempered god of Jishu Shrine healed it and made it mend its ways.
In front of the main building of Jishu Shrine, there are two love stones about ten meters apart. If a person walks safely from one stone to the other with his or her eyes closed, that person’s love will be realized.
Drinking from the Otowa Spring is said to have therapeutic effects and fulfill your wishes:
As with any tourist destination, you always have to stay at least one step ahead of the school children visiting:
Panorama of the temple’s massive main hall, built in 1633 on pillars reaching out from the foot of the mountain. In the dead-center of the picture you can see Kyoto Tower:
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