Otowa-san Kiyomizu-dera Temple

Otowa-san Kiyomizu-dera Temple where the famous jumping stage can be found.  During the Edo period it was believed that jumping and surviving from the 13m high stage would grant you a wish.   According to Wikipedia, 85.4% of the of the 230 people who jumped actually survived.

Otowa-san Kiyomizu-dera Temple Couple in Traditional Dress
Couple in Traditional Dress
Otowa-san Kiyomizu-dera Temple Snail
Out on a limb
  • Aperture: ƒ/5
  • Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
  • Taken: 22 May, 2009
  • Focal length: 35mm
  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 1/60s

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