To take the plunge

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Kiyomizu-dera, Kyoto, Japan [清水寺, 京都]

清水の舞台から飛び降りる   “Do you have the courage to jump from the dancing stage of Kiyomizu?”  This refers to an old Edo tradition that if one were to survive the jump from the stage, one’s wish would be granted.  This is now banned.

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