• Koryu-ji Temple

Koryu-ji Temple



Koryu-ji Temple was built in 603 during the reign of Empress Suiko by the powerful Hata clan who were following the orders of Prince Shotoku. The principal object of worship here is a statue of Prince Shotoku, and the temple is said to be one of the seven great temples of Nara erected by the prince. First and foremost of its national treasures is a beautiful Buddha statue, depicting Miroku Bosatsu sitting in a half-lotus position.

Location Information

  • Address

    32, Uzumasahachiokacho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 616-8162

  • Nearest Station
    Uzumasakoryuji Station
    ・ Keifuku Dentetsu-arashiyama Line
    3 minutes on foot
  • Phone Number
    Available languages
    only in Japanese
  • Hours
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    *Until 16:30 during December through February
  • Closed
Original source: ©Shobunsha Publications Inc.

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