Ekoin Temple, Koyasan

Koya-cho, Koya-cho, Ito-gun, Wakayama Prefecture, Kinki, 648-0201, Japan | Temple
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This temple, located on Koya-cho, Koya-cho, is near Mount Koya.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsEkoin Temple, Koyasan Koya-cho

    Reviewed by balkans2009

    Staying at a temple -- a very unique experience

    Reviewed Nov 27, 2013
    by (6 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    A very unique place to stay. Enjoy the baths and do some comtemplating with the monks. Just bring a snack if a high-tofu diet is not your thing.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Ekoin Temple, Koyasan Koya-cho

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
     

    Travel Blogs from Koya-cho

    Koya san

    A travel blog entry by triptalk on May 05, 2014

    12 photos

    Koya san is a very ancient temple site, which is now kind of a town with over one hundred temples. Hosting people like me is big business for the monks, but there is nothing too fake about it. You sleep at the temple in your own very nice tatami room, they serve a vegan dinner in your room and invite you to learn meditation (where I learned I can't …

    Kōya-San - achieving spiritual enlightenment

    A travel blog entry by monkeybusiness on Dec 01, 2013

    23 photos

    From Nara we made our way to Kōya-San. Kōya-San is a small town at the top of a mountain reachable by cable car or road.

    We were staying in a temple called the Eko-In. It is a really nice temple and we got the chance to see how the Buddhist monks live by sleeping on tatami mats, praying early in the morning, learning Ajikan …

    Hanging with the Monks at Koyasan

    A travel blog entry by balkans2009 on Nov 27, 2013

    123 photos

    We left our bags in the Sakara common room early and took the metro to the JR Kyoto Station. We packed warm clothes including all our scarves, gloves and hats because it was FREEZING COLD today. We needed to get to Shin-Imamiya station in suburban Osaka to buy our tickets to Mt. Koya (Koyasan). We got to Shin-Imamiya easily using our JR pass and …

    Last drinks

    A travel blog entry by garyclifton on Oct 07, 2014

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    Amanda heads back to Melbourne tonight so I went to see her off at the airport. The place is empty so we just had a last drink and said goodbye. I still have more than half my holiday ahead of me, but she has really put me on the right footing, shown me many good insights into travel in Asian countries, Bon Voyage Amanda. Sorry about your ...

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