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Koyasan Okunoin
Cemeteries, Sacred & Religious Sites
Koyasan Danjo Garan
Sacred & Religious Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Historic Sites
Kongobu-ji Temple
Sacred & Religious Sites
Muryokoin
Sacred & Religious Sites
Koyasan Choishimichi
Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Burma War Veterans Memorial (Jofuku-in Temple Manihoto)
Monuments & Statues, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Historic Sites, Sacred & Religious Sites
Nyonindo
Historic Sites
Hojoin Temple
Points of Interest & Landmarks
Koyasan Station
Points of Interest & Landmarks
Sanko no Matsu
Points of Interest & Landmarks
Koyasan Danjo Garan
Sacred & Religious Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Historic Sites
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Koyasan Okunoin
#1 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
We were lucky to have a fascinating monk lead us around for the day, pointing out the burial sites and historical references to almost every revered figure in Japanese history from Toyotomi Hideyoshi to Takeda Shi...
I love a nice tree and I have seen a few in my days but this location is the best I have seen yet (even better than Muir Woods!) the site is a 2 km stroll along a road that for 1200 years was the road into Koyasan...
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Koyasan Danjo Garan
#2 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
Nice temple and beautiful to view, it is located in a little 'park' with other smaller temples and trees which makes it a very nice and peaceful walk through the park to the temple.
We arrived here by the women's pilmigrimage trail, which is a fascinating path, and makes arriving at the temple site more interesting.
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Kongobu-ji Temple
#3 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
This temple complex containing both original and rebuilt temples will provide you with great sights and photo ops of the several architectural styles that can be appreciated in Japanese urgiste architecture.
One of the major sights in Koyasan
Koyasan Station
#4 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
When climbing up to Wakayama - Koyasan try and get the right-hand window seats for the best valley / mountain views.
Beautiful mountain view.
Koyasan Daimon
#5 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
Great views from this beautiful gateway.
And from there it's an easy walk to the other sights at Chunmon, etc.
Koyasan Daishi Kyokai
#6 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
Eko-in Temple
#7 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
The rooms are beautifully simple and elegant with views over peaceful gardens.
The main temple has a tremendous view and is a very peaceful place to meditate or reflect.
Torodo Temple
#8 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
One of the many sights at the eastern end of Koya.
Koyasan Choishimichi
#9 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
I attended and visited all the temples in the area including this wonderful site and loved the whole experience, I have not listed all the temples as there were too many to write reviews on them all, suffice to sa...
Kongosanmaiin
#10 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
Kumagai-ji Temple
#11 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
Fukuchi-in Temple
#12 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
Miedo Temple
#13 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
Koyasan Kondomae
#14 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
Tokugawa's Mausoleum
#15 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
Sanko no Matsu
#16 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
Hojoin Temple
#17 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
Ours had a sitting area with a view of trees.
The location is central for seeing all of the sites.
Nyonindo
#18 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
Burma War Veterans Memorial (Jofuku-in Temple Manihoto)
#19 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
Regardless of your views of Japan's involvement during those terrible times (my father fought in WW2) look at this building for its aesthetic qualities.
Muryokoin
#20 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
Rokkaku Kyozo
#21 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
Shojoshin-in Temple
#22 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
Jokiin
#23 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
Yochi-in Temple
#24 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
Zofukuin Temple
#25 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
Bed on the floor, breath taking view of the garden from the window.
Sugatami no Ido
#26 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
Ichijo-in Temple
#27 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
Saito
#28 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
Jimyo-in Temple
#29 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
Rokuji-no Kane
#30 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho