Koshoji Temple (»¹, Kōshōji) is relatively new by Uji's standards. Originally built in 1233 at a different location in Kyoto, the temple was moved to Uji in 1648. The temple has a nice garden in its open court, with a five storied stone pagoda and carefully pruned trees and bushes.
Koshoji is still a working temple and is well known for its impressive fall colors in the autumn. The approach up to Koshoji is lined with maple trees that create a tunnel of color around late November.