Ukyo-ku is home to the Arashiyama hill as well as several Buddhist temples including Ninna-ji, Ryōan-ji, Tenryū-ji, and Nonomiya Shrine.
Nearest Transit: Uzumasa Tenjingawa (Line: Tozai)
Ukyō-ku and Nearby Attractions on Map
Ninnaji Temple(1.9 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.
Koryu-ji Temple(0.2 km)
The Shingon Koryuji Temple is the oldest temple in Kyoto, dating back to 603 AD.
Matsunoo Taisha(2.5 km)
Myoshin-ji Temple(1.4 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(0.3 km)
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