How beautiful this cobblestone is! This walk pass leads to Otani Hombyo. Moreover under this there is a pond where lotus is blooming. And you will see a wonderful eyeglasses shaped bridge is crossing over.

Very close to Kiyomizudera Temple

This place is very close to Kiyomizudera Temple where the most of Kyoto visitors coming to. So be careful as some people wrongly visit here instead of Kiyomizudera Temple. But in that case you may be lucky because you have gotten such a nice local spot.

Otani Hombyo is the mausoleum.

It dedicated to Shinran Shonin (1173-1263), the founder of the Jodo Shinshu Buddhist tradition. This mausoleum is also the beginning of Hongawanji which is the headquarters of the Jodo Shinshu Hongawanji-ha Buddhist school.
And behind here, on the hill, the largest graveyard in Kyoto that has called “Toribeno” since ancient times spread.

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