Koyasan

Koyasan, Japan

Travel Blogs from Koyasan

Koyasan Travel Blogs (91)
Bedding Down With The Monks, Mt Koya, Japan travel blog

Bedding Down With The Monks

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... Mt. Koya, which is not a single mountain but rather a group of mountains, is primarily known as the world headquarters of the Koyasan Shingon sect of Japanese Buddhism- it is located in an 800 m high valley amid the eight peaks of the mountain (which ...

8ft  tall, with red beard dressed in a blue frock, Koyasan, Japan travel blog

8ft tall, with red beard dressed in a blue frock

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... venerated at Mt. Koya. This story would explain why dogs are the only animals permitted to enter the holy precincts of Koyasan. Kobo Daishi opened the mountain the following year and began construction of the head temple, the Kongobuji. He spent the ...

Monks and Merriment, Koyasan, Yura and Miyama, Wakayama, Japan travel blog

Monks and Merriment

A travel blog entry by kateinjapan

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... Buddhism, we were also able to enjoy the changing colors of the maple leaves - it's a HUGE deal in Japan! They loovvve their maple trees. Koyasan is a photographers dream, and I would've had a great time just taking pictures all weekend. Enough about ...

Koyasan and buddhism, Koyasan, Japan travel blog

Koyasan and buddhism

A travel blog entry by geoffnsteph

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... fast, so difficult to capture on photo. From Shin Osaka on the subway, then train via Osaka, Namba and finally Gokurabashi to Koyasan via funicular and local bus. We finally arrived at our Buddhist monastery, Ekoin Temple,  by late afternoon. A ...

Attractions in Koyasan

Koyasan Attractions (4)
Okunoin

Okunoin

5.00

Koyasan, Wakayama, Kinki, Japan

Mount Koya

Mount Koya

4.50

Koyasan, Wakayama, Kinki, Japan

Kongobuji Temple

Kongobuji Temple

4.50

Koyasan, Wakayama, Kinki, Japan

Garan

Garan

4.50

Koyasan, Wakayama, Kinki, Japan