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.
31 Matsumurojikecho, Nishikyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 615-8294, Japan
Nearest Transit: Uzumasa Tenjingawa (Line: Tozai)
Suzumushi-dera and Nearby Attractions on Map
19th Century Hall(2.8 km)
The 19th Century Hall is an unusual museum displaying steam locomotives and pianos.
Ōkōchi Sansō(3 km)
The lovely mountain retreat of Ōkōchi Sansō in Arashiyama was the home and garden of Japanese period film actor Denjirō Ōkōchi.
Horinji Temple(2 km)
Horinji is one of the 5 head Shingon temples in Kyoto, dating back to 713 AD.
Iwatayama Monkey Park(1.9 km)
Koryu-ji Temple(3.2 km)
The Shingon Koryuji Temple is the oldest temple in Kyoto, dating back to 603 AD.
Katsura Imperial Villa(2.5 km)
Matsunoo Taisha(0.7 km)
Nonomiya Shrine(2.9 km)
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