Koryuji TempleApprox. Time: 2 hours
Activity Level: Easy to Moderate

This temple has some of the rarest Buddhist statues. It is located south of Movieland. Amongst various priceless Buddhist statues it also has the famed Miroku-bosatsu (early 7th century) with its enigmatic smile. It was founded in 622 for the repose of Prince Shotoku's soul. The Lecture Hall is the second oldest building in Kyoto.

Courtesy of Japan Tourism Board.