Temples & Shrines
Koryu-ji Temple, founded in the year 603, is the oldest temple in Kyoto. Imperial Prince Shotoku Taishi donated a Buddhist statue of Miroku Bosatsu (Maitreya), who it is said will come down to the earthly plane 5,670,000,000 years after Guatama's (Buddha) death to save those who have not yet attained enlightenment.
- 32 Hachioka-cho Uzumasa, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto
Access: 2-minute walk from Keifuku Railway Uzumasa-Koryuji Station, City Bus Stop Uzumasa Koryuji-mae
Hours: Reihoukan (Treasure Museum), 9:00-17:00 (9:00-16:30 Dec-Feb)
Keigu-in (National Treasure), Open Every Sunday, National Holidays (Apr., May, Oct., Nov.)
Entrance Fee: Reihoukan (Treasure Museum) Adults 800 yen/ Keigu-in (National Treasure) Adults 200 yen