Hondo, the Main Hall, of Kiyomizu-dera and Autumn leaves. The hall was rebuilt
in 1633 by the order of the third Tokugawa Shogun Iemitsu. This is a national treasure. The principal Buddhist image
as well as other images are enshrined in this hall. The verandah is a stage
on which traditional Japanese Court dances are dedicated.
November 25, 2000