"The peaceful Kukai's retreat" Top 5 Page for this destination Koyasan by LeDragon
Koyasan Travel Guide: 32 reviews and 137 photos
For many japanese, espacially those member of the shingon budhist sect, KoyaSan is the aim of a pilgrimage. Some will finish there the "88 temple of Shikoku pilgrimage". Foreigners will often stay in temple, so to be able to attend the prayer. The surrounding is incredibly beautiful and peaceful, altough it can be full of visitors, all japanese, but for very few exceptions.
Notice the two guardians... and that it was 6 o'clock in the morning...
- Pros:Peace and beauty
- In a nutshell:Budhism, japanese style
"Tintin et les brebis de Koyasan", the new Hergé book :-) An information map at the entry of the town. more travel advice
Walk through the Sando, a huge cemeteray under huge trees, likely japanese cypress. Could you see the persons on the... more travel advice
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