Kiyomizu-dera Temple is pleased to co-sponsor the 2018 Breast Cancer Campaign in solidarity with the Estée Lauder Companies. The companies have been working on diffusing knowledge of breast cancer and supporting breast cancer research and cancer patients' groups with the mission to create a "breast cancer-free world."

Learn more about the campaign


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[ Pink illumination ]
The Nio-mon Gate, the Sai-mon Gate and the three-storied pagoda will be illuminated by pink light.
*Access to the temple grounds will not be allowed.

- Dates & Hours: 
  September 28 (Fri) - October 28 (Sun)
  7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
  The illumination will take place from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm on September 29 (Sat) only.
   *Except October 20 (Sat)


[ Memorial service & Special night viewing ]
At the Main Hall, a religious service to comfort the souls of breast cancer victims will be performed. 
*The special night viewing will be held on this day only.
* Admission free

- Date & Hours: 
  September 29 (Sat)
  The gates will open at 6:30 pm and close at 9:30 pm. (last entry: 9:00 pm)
  The memorial service will commence at 7:00 pm.


[ Flower installation ]
Flower artist Nicolai Bergmann, who is from Denmark, will hold a grand art installation using flowers as a devotional offering at the Sai-mon Gate and the Kyodo Hall.
*No charge for admission
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- Dates & Hours: 
  September 28 (Fri) to October 1 (Mon) 
  2:00 pm to 6:00 pm