Mt Koya (Wakayama Prefecture)

Mt Koya (Wakayama Prefecture)

Things to do - general

 

Welcome to Mt Koya

Mount Koya (Koyasan) is home to an active monastic center founded twelve centuries ago by the priest Kukai for the study and practice of Esoteric Buddhism. It is the headquarters of the Koyasan sect of Shingon Buddhism, a faith with a wide following throughout Japan.

Situated on a small plain at the top of Mount Koya (Koyasan) is the sacred area known as the Danjo Garan, a complex of temples, halls, pagodas and Buddhist statuary that welcome visitors to this serene and hallowed place.

Usually is easy reach Mt Koya from the Kinki area destinations.

Sports & nature

  • Walking Okuno-in

Nightlife info

  • Enjoy temple stay
Eko-in Temple

Eko-in Temple

497 Koyasan, Koyacho, Ito-gun, Wakayama, Mt Koya (Wakayama Prefecture)
Price from ¥ 12,960
Welcome to Eko-in Temple. Location: the old Buddhist village of Mt Koya Category of style: Buddhis More info
Hoon-in Temple

Hoon-in Temple

283 Koyasan, Koyacho, Ito-gun, Wakayama, Mt Koya (Wakayama Prefecture)
Price from ¥ 10,800
Welcome to Hoon-in Temple. Location: the old Buddhist village of Mt Koya Category of style: Buddhi More info
Muryoko-in Temple

Muryoko-in Temple

283 Koyasan, Koyacho, Ito-gun, Wakayama, Mt Koya (Wakayama Prefecture)
Price from ¥ 10,800
Welcome to Muryoko-in Temple. Location: the old Buddhist village of Mt Koya Category of style: Budd More info
Shojoshin-in Temple

Shojoshin-in Temple

566 Koyasan, Koyacho, Ito-gun, Wakayama, Mt Koya (Wakayama Prefecture)
Price from ¥ 12,960
Welcome to Shojoshin-in Temple. Location: in the old Buddhist village of Mt. Koya Category of style More info
14 - Days Tour of History and Natural Beauty of Japan

14 - Days Tour of History and Natural Beauty of Japan

Mt Koya (Wakayama Prefecture), Nara (Nara Prefecture), Kyoto (Kyoto Prefecture), Kanazawa (Ishikawa Prefecture), Yudanaka Onsen (Nagano Prefecture), Nikko (Tochigi Prefecture), Tokyo (Tokyo Prefecture), Hakone (Kanagawa Prefecture), Tohoku Region
Price per person from ¥ 250,000
OVERVIEW You visit beautiful and magical city of nine prefecture in Japan DESCRIPTION On day 1 the t More info