Ekoin Temple, Koyasan

Address: 497 Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun, Wakayama Prefecture, Kinki, 648-0201, Japan | Temple
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This temple, located on 497 Koyasan, 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 (13 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

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