"Koya-San - Temples Everywhere" Koyasan by GrumpyDiver
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On top of Mount Koya. this massive gate once protected the entrance to the town.
One of many temples in Koya-San. A massive collection of temples of the Shingon Buddhist sect. This temple had a giant gold-coloured Buddha inside. Unfortunately, no photography allowed, and they were watching.
Okunoin Cemetery is the largest cemetery in Japan. It contains the mausoleum of the Kōbō-Daishi, founder of the Shingon Buddhist sect.
- Pros:A chance to stay and eat in a Buddhist monastery
- Cons:Buddhist monks are vegetarians.
- In a nutshell:Too many temples...
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