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The Shingon Koryuji Temple is the oldest temple in Kyoto, dating back to 603 AD.
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
Ukyo-ku is home to the Arashiyama hill as well as several Buddhist temples including Ninna-ji, Ryōan-ji, Tenryū-ji, and Nonomiya Shrine
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
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