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Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun 648-0211, Wakayama Prefecture
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All reviews temple complex west side original building large collection several buildings fascinating place entry fee lots of history late afternoon worth a visit kobo daishi pillars stupa harmony japan mandala gate
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Reviewed today

This is the main temple of the Koyasan, here you can feel peace anche calm. The temple is like many others that you can visit in a Japan trip but you must pass here in a trip to Koyasan

Thank Amrod_x
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this temple complex during our trip to Koyasan and found it both beautiful and interesting. The buildings include one that is very old and while the others have been reconstructed as a result of fires throughout the centuries. I would definitely put this...More

Thank betteskid
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Several temples. Very beautiful. A big bell that is being rang several times a day and a nice garden and pool

Thank IditT4
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Stunning replicas and work in harmony with the trees/acers in the grounds. There is an original building from the 1100's and it is hard to distinguish this from the replicas.Lots of history. Konpan Daito has a 3 dimensional mandala with large gilt wooden statues of...More

Thank Wendy119186363
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

this temple complex consists of kondo, kampon daito and near by museum.at the front of museum ,it's beautiful shady garden eith changing foliages,even in summertime.outside Kondo ,there is big middle gate ,leading to kondo ( beautiful colorful clothes) and Kampon Daito( bhotisattavara statutes).use combination tickets...More

Thank jajavalB
Reviewed 29 May 2018

You can feel the reverence of the place and the quite contemplative atmosphere gives one peace and restfulness.

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

There are multiple shrines in the pleasant grounds, many set in beautiful woody areas. Konpon Daitō, the great stupor, is by far the most stunning and colourful. We headed up there in the late afternoon, and were lucky enough to catch the monks on their...More

Thank 9to5explorer
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit as this large collection of temple buildings is a World Heritage Site. Early morning is a good time to avoid the crowds.

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

What a treat. This very old Temple complex houses many buildings and is the beginnings of Bhudism in Japan. The history abounds here with the beautiful buildings and architecture. The grounds are well kept and it's a peaceful place to walk around and enjoy the...More

Thank Perry H
Reviewed 3 February 2018

This is a really peaceful temple complex in Koyasan. Clearly, lots of tourists do not make the journey up to Koyasan. As such, in April, it was very quiet and incredibly pleasant. A very tranquil experience.

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