#463: Koryu-ji (Semiweekly-pedia of Japan)


#463: Koryu-ji (category: Buddhist temple)


Koryu-ji is known as the oldest Buddhist temple in Kyoto (refer to #035), which was built by the Hata clan in 603, before the city was chosen as a new capital in 794.

Also, the temple belongs to "Seven Great Buddhist Temples built by Prince Shotoku" as well as Shitenno-ji (refer to #460), Horyu-ji (refer to #461), and Hokki-ji (refer to #462).

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