Kiyomizu-dera Temple with Autumn leaves – image © Damien Douxchamps
Kiyomizu-dera Temple, that wildly popular temple in Southern Higashiyama, has grounds that are covered with maple trees. Thus, it’s a great place to see the Autumn colors in Kyoto
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