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ocr-generated 清水寺は、ユネスコ(国際連合教育科学文化機関)で採択された世界の文化遺産及び自然遺産の保護に関
登録年月日 平成6年(1994) 12月15日決定、17日登録
京 都 市
In conformity with the Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage
adopted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Kiyomizu-dera
Temple is inscribed on the World Heritage List as a Historic Monument of Ancient Kyoto. It is thus
internationally recognized as a place of exceptional and universal value: a cultural heritage site worthy of
preservation for the benefit of all of mankind.
According to the Chronicle of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Kiyomizu-dera Temple originated in 778 when
the monk Enchin' enshrined an image of Kannon on the mountain overlooking the Otowa-no taki Falls; later,
ins798, the distinguished general Sakanoue no Tamuramaro built a Buddha hall there, following which
Kiyomizu-dera Temple came under the official patronage of Emperor Kanmu. Repeatedly destroyed by fire
over the centuries, it was rebuilt on each occasion. Today, the principal temple buildings are the Saimon
(West Gate), the three-storied pagoda, the Kyodo (Sutra Hall), the Taimurado (Founder's Hall), the
Todorokimon (Middle Gate), the Asakurado Hall, the Hondo (Main Hall), and the Amidado (Amida Buddha
Hall), all aligned on an east-west axis. Around them are other temple buildings, including the Niomon (Gate
of Deva Kings), the Umatodome (Hitching Stables), the Shoro (Belfiry), the Shakado (Shakyarnuni Hall), the
Okunoin (Innermost Temple), the Koyasunoto Pagoda, the Chinjudo, and the Jishu Shrine, wherein is
enshrined the local Shinto tutelary deity.
The Hondo, built in 1633, is the central building of the temple compound and is an example of
kake-zukuri or “overhang” architecture, It is famous for its SO-called “Kiyomizu-dera stage, "an imposing
veranda supported by a forest of tall wooden columns with wooden braces running through them crosswise
and lengthwise. The building, which consists principally of the stone-floored sanctuary (naijin), which
houses the temple's primary Buddhist statue, and the plank-floored worship hall (gejin), is characterized
below by its false roofs (mokoshi), underneath the main roof, by its front hisashi (a narrow, roofed area),
and by its flanking wings and its stage; and above by a framework supporting a Yosemune-style hip-ridged
roof of hinoki, or cypress bark. This architetural form is handed down from the Heian period (794-1184).
In addition to its buildings, the eastern part of the temple compound also contains the Joju-in Garden,
which incorporates the early Edo-period technique of borrowed scenery” (shakkei). The natural scenery
surrounding Kiyomizu-dera Temple is also quite beautiful.
「Date of Inscription Resolved on December 15 and inscribed on December 17, 1994.
Kyoto City


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