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Koryu-ji Temple

Travel Guide - Koryu-ji Temple


Koryu-ji Temple is one of the oldest temples in Kyoto founded in 603 by Hata-no-Kawakatsu to honor a Buddhist statue presented from Prince Shotoku-taishi. Shotoku-taishi was the crown prince and regent to Empress Suiko, and was an enthusiastic promoter of Buddhism.
The Hatto Lecture Hall in the temple houses a magnificent trio of 9th century statues. The Reiho-kan (Treasure House) contains numerous of fine Buddhist statues from the Asuka Period (592 - 710) to the Kamakura Period (1185 - 1333) including the Naki Miroku (Crying Miroku) and the world renowned Miroku Bosatsu. The extraordinarily expressive wooden Miroku Bosatsu statue is Japan's first designated national treasure.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:00 - 17:00 (March - November)
  • 9:00 - 16:30 (December - February)


  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free
  • Reiho-kan (Treasure House): 700 yen (General, Adult); 500 - 700 yen (Student); 400 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • Short walk from Uzumasa-Koryuji Station on the Randen (Keifuku) Arashiyama Main Line (A8)

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 32, Uzumasa Hachiokacho, Ukyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 616-8162


Marc Trudel / トルーデル @stelcheck - 2021-01-02
Training at the Fudoji temple https://t.co/WGenHXGtcG #daitoryu #koryu
かべっち My Favorite Things Only ! @shijuroh98 - 2020-12-11


603 A. D.

'#MIROKU_BOSATSU'=BUDDHA for the… https://t.co/aNOIAiwYPk
geum_ryul... @RyulGeum - 2020-03-22
Here is the real [#Koryuji_Maitreya] -- a stolen artifact that became [National_Treasure] in Japan.… https://t.co/dCPCszvVkM
a bi mess, but also just a bard @SorenAshe - 2019-01-10
ok the changes to Reisen Temple for Koryu's impending awakening are great and all but where tf is the manfool bird
Seido-Shop @SeidoShopInt - 2018-05-15
The specialty of the traditional martial arts school (Koryu) Hozoin Ryu is the a… https://t.co/V0UusAqBpc
ITS NOT A GAME ITS REAL LIFE @CasualPapaya - 2018-02-06
Im still trying to figure this Koryu (if im remembering right) for the 4 lords stuff i mean the Genbu got relegated… https://t.co/otF1CY6pMP
N Fontana Gioielli @NFgioielliBO - 2016-01-19
The wooden statue of Miroku Bosatsu, one of the treasures of Koryu-ji Temple, is regarded as an outs https://t.co/CZB6s1lo2e
Insight @InsightJapan - 2015-08-24
Interested in 'ikebana,' or flower arrangement? Temple University, Japan Campus is offers a continuing education... http://t.co/yKkPTUutx1
Japan Today @JapanToday - 2015-08-24
Interested in 'ikebana,' or flower arrangement? The Temple University, Japan Campus offers a continuing education... http://t.co/97hebi62V0
清哲仁 @kiyoshitetsujin - 2015-07-07
Did you visit Koryu-ji Temple which is next to the studios?
David González @koryu_666 - 2015-03-11
Cryonic temple son.... ains. Rancio power.
David González @koryu_666 - 2015-03-11
Cryonic temple son.... ains. Rancio power.
David González @koryu_666 - 2015-03-11
Cryonic temple son.... ains. Rancio power.
David González @koryu_666 - 2015-03-11
Cryonic temple son.... ains. Rancio power.
Angi Mansi @WorkPsychol - 2015-01-11
One of my very favourites; Maitreya Buddha, the coming Buddha Koryu-ji Temple, Japan. (Think we need him now?) http://t.co/2r3NomwUhv


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