The Shingon Koryuji Temple is the oldest temple in Kyoto, dating back to 603 AD. It houses a statue of the Maitreya Buddha Miroku Bosatsu.
32 Hachiokacho, Kyoto, Japan
Nearest Transit: Uzumasa Tenjingawa (Line: Tozai)
Koryu-ji Temple and Nearby Attractions on Map
Kinkaku-ji Temple(3.3 km)
Kinkaku-ji, the Temple of the Golden Pavilion, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the most popular tourist attraction in Kyoto.
Ninnaji Temple(1.8 km)
The Ninna-ji Temple was originally built in 888 AD by the Emperors Koko and Uda to venerate the Amida Buddha, but was largely destroyed by fire in the 15th century, with most of the present structures built in the 17th century sponsored by the Tokugawa Shogunate.
Hirano Shrine(2.9 km)
The Hirano Jinja is a small 8th century shrine that is popular during hanami for its beautiful cherry blossoms.
Matsunoo Taisha(2.6 km)
Myoshin-ji Temple(1.3 km)
The Suzumushi-dera or Cricket Temple is so named for the crickets all along the wall inside the temple that are raised by the monks in a constantly warm environment so that they chirp all year round.
Toei Movie Village(0.2 km)
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