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Kiyomizudera Temple
Kiyomizudera Temple
The sacred place of Kannon, the god of mercy, and the only temple for driving away evil located in the San-In area.
The temple is said to have been constructed about 1400 years ago.
The main residence of the chief priest, Renjou-in, and the three-storied pagoda coming into view when going up the approach is the symbols of the temple.
Tourists are entertained by splendid views of cherry blossoms in spring, and especially colored leaves of superb crimson and cardinal red in autumn.
Traditional vegetarian cuisine (Shojin Ryori) with no fish or meat served at the inns on the premises of the temple is well received by many tourists.
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Address
528, Kiyomizu-cho, Yasugi-City, Shimane-Prefecture
Access
20 minutes by Yellow Bus from JR Yasugi Station to 'Kiyomizu' bus stop, and 10 minutes walk to the temple.
Opening hours
Entrance to the main temple building : 9:00 ~ 17:00
Entrance to the temple ground : 6:00 ~ 18:00 (Apr.-Oct.)/~17:00 (Nov.-Mar.)
Price
Entrance to a treasure hall : 300 JPY
Entrance to the three-storied pagota : 200 JPY
Zen meditation : 1,000 JPY
Copying Buddhist Scriptures : 1,000 JPY


■ Tel 0854-22-2151
■ URL http://www.shinbutsu.jp/english/42.html


Shojin Ryori (vegetarian cuisine)
A healthy Japanese-style meal prepared without meat or fish. Traditional shojin ryori of Yasugi Kiyomizu-dera, a noted Buddhist temple, can be enjoyed at hotels that command wonderful views.

Shojin Ryori
SHOKINKAN
A Japanese-style hotel founded 130 years ago, located along the approach to Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Fully enjoy the traditional world of shojin ryori and its elegantly prepared courses.
Fake eel and cuttlefish made of tofu and vegetables gathered from mountains are truly pieces of fine-art.
■Address 527 Kiyomizu-cho, Yasugi City, Shimane 692-0033
■TEL 0854-22-2002
■FAX 0854-22-0900
■Business hours  11:00~14:00
■Closed  No regular days closed
■Price Shojin ryori \2,160 ~ (tax and service charge included)

Shojin Ryori
KOUYOUKAN
A long-established Japanese-style hotel in the Kiyomizu-dera Temple precinct, surrounded by the natural scenery of the seasons. Founded as Yonago Chaya in the late Edo period, Koyokan has been offering shojin ryori, whose recipes come directly from the temple, to pilgrims and visitors to temples in the Izumo region.
Enjoy varied courses of healthy meals prepared without meat or fish, and no reservations required. The views of Konpondo Hall and a three-storied pagoda add an extra touch to the taste of the meals.
■Address 528 Kiyomizu-cho, Yasugi City, Shimane 692-0033
■TEL 0854-22-2530
■FAX 0854-22-2946
■Business hours  11:00~14:00
■Closed  No regular days closed
■Price Shojin ryori \2,160 ~ (tax and service charge included)
YUSHIN
This restaurant that offers shojin ryori and other dishes. The scrupulously maintained garden of the restaurant has a stately feel to it, no less so than the temple garden. Enjoy sumptuous courses of traditional shojin ryori prepared by skillful cooks, with recipes passed down from the temple.
■Address 10-7 Kiyomizu-cho, Yasugi City, Shimane 692-0033
■TEL 0854-23-1100
■FAX 0854-23-1900
■Business hours  11:00~17:00
■Closed  No regular days closed
■Price Shojin ryori \2,160 ~ (tax included), set meal with soba noodles, Warigo soba, tendon, and others selections
 
Accomodations in the temple precinct
saginoyusou
SHOKINKAN
A Japanese-style hotel surrounded by nature in the of Kiyomizu-dera Temple precinct. The noted shojin ryori is also available for lunch.
■Address 527 Kiyomizu-cho, Yasugi City, Shimane 692-0033
■TEL 0854-22-2002
■FAX 0854-22-0900
■URL http://www12.ocn.ne.jp/~syoukin/
■Business hours  Check-in 15:00
Check-out 10:00
■Closed  No regular days closed
■Price Full-course Shojin ryori \9,720 ~ (tax and service charge included)
Full-course meal of Shimane beef and seafood from the Sea of Japan \12,960 ~ (tax and service charge included)
All Japanese rooms (accommodates 22 persons)
kouyoukan
KOUYOUKAN
A long-established Japanese-style hotel in the Kiyomizu-dera Temple precinct - a prominent Buddhist temple in the Sanin region. The hotel commands a view of an elegant three-storied pagoda, and its elaborate courses of shojin ryori are well-known.
■Address 528 Kiyomizu-cho, Yasugi City, Shimane 692-0033
■TEL 0854-22-2530
■FAX 0854-22-2946
■URL http://www.kouyoukan.co.jp/
■E-mail kouyoukan@mti.biglobe.ne.jp
■Business hours  Check-in 16:00
Check-out 10:00
■Closed  No regular days closed
■Rate 1 night stay including dinner and breakfast \10,800~ (tax and service charge included)
All Japanese rooms (one room/accommodates 1~6 persons)

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