"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.

The Daimon gate, entering the town

Notice the two guardians... and that it was 6 o'clock in the morning...

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  • Pros:Peace and beauty
  • In a nutshell:Budhism, japanese style
  • Last visit to Koyasan: Apr 2004
  • Intro Updated Jul 29, 2004
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