About Koryu-ji Temple
Koryu Temple is a Shingon sect temple located in Uzumasa, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-city. There are aliases such as Hachioka Temple, Hatanokimi Temple, Uzumasa Temple, etc., and also called Uzumasakoryu Temple.
In addition, Koryuji Temple is a temple for the Mr. Hata clan who is naturalized. It is said to have been the oldest temple in Kyoto, which existed before the capital of Heian-Kyo.
There are two statues of Maitreya Bodhisattva in Koryuji Temple, and these can be seen in the Shinreihoukan (admission is charged).
Koryu-ji Temple photos
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Photographer: Hiroki Iwata
Recommended places to visit in conjunction with
Daiei-dori shopping street is a shopping district in the vicinity of Horinouchi-cho Uzumasa Ukyo-ku Kyoto-shi. From east to Arashiyama Electric Railway Uzumasa station west to the vicinity of Arashiyama Electric Railway Katabiranotsuji.
From my house, I took the Kyoto municipal subway to Uzumasa Tenjingawa station, then I changed trains to Arashiyama railroad(common name:Randen) and arrived at Arashiyama station. It took long time. Arashiyama is very famous among foreigner tourist, and many of them are European people and Chinese people.