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Koyasan Travel Guide: 34 reviews and 153 photos

It is the center of Shingon Buddhism, an important Buddhist sect which was introduced to Japan in 805 by the monk Kobo Daishi. A small temple town has developed around the sect's headquarters, with over a hundred temples.

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  • Pros:Beautiful temples and a huge mystic graveyard
  • Cons:None
  • In a nutshell:Amazing strange atmosphere
  • Last visit to Koyasan: Apr 2011
  • Intro Updated Apr 10, 2012
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