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One of the most well known and famous temples in Kyoto, The Kiyomizu-dera temple is an independent Buddhist temple in eastern Kyoto. The temple is located at the Otowa Mountain at Eastern Kyoto where it was established in 778. Though the temple's foundation has been burned down many times, it was rebuilt during the Edo Period. It has a main hall or the Hondo where it is considered as a national treasure. It is also a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage as a part "f" Ancient Kyoto Historic Monuments. The temple is best visited during the cherry blossom and the colored leaves in autumn but is beautiful year round.