Sandwiched between the gentle slopes of Mt. Higashi and the pristine waters of the Kamo River, the Higashiyama Area is dotted with some of the most representative temples and shrines of Kyoto including Kiyomizu-dera Temple with its famous overlook from the deck, and Kodai-ji Temple associated with Nene Kitanomandokoro, the true wife of Hideyoshi Toyotomi.
Take the city bus from JR or Kintetsu Kyoto Station to Kiyomizu-michi or Gojozaka. About 10 min on foot from there.
About 20 min on foot from Keihan Kiyomizu-gojo Station.
Take the city bus from Hankyu Kawaramachi Station to Kiyomizu-michi. About 10 min on foot from there.