Ekoin Temple, Koyasan

Address: 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 …

      Weekend getaway to Japan's second city

      A travel blog entry by xerius on Jan 10, 2005

      18 photos

      ... yet. Instead, after descending from the observatory, we caught the subway on down and over to Osaka castle, just east of the city center. Originally constructed by revered warlord Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1583, the fortress was destroyed in battle only some 30 years later. Rebuilt again after ten years, it then survived to the Meiji era, when supporters of the Tokugawa shogunate razed it to the ground themselves rather than have it be destroyed by anti-feudal ...

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