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

Eko-in

497 Koyasan, Koyacho, Ito-gun, Wakayama, Mt Koya (Wakayama Prefecture)
Price from ¥ 12,960
Welcome to Eko-in. Eko-in is a Buddhist Temple located in Mt. Koya. Eko-in is on the bus line from t More info
Hoon-in

Hoon-in

283 Koyasan, Koyacho, Ito-gun, Wakayama, Mt Koya (Wakayama Prefecture)
Price from ¥ 10,800
Welcome to Hoon-in. Hoon-in is a Buddhist Temple located in Mt.Koya.More info
Muryoko-in

Muryoko-in

283 Koyasan, Koyacho, Ito-gun, Wakayama, Mt Koya (Wakayama Prefecture)
Price from ¥ 10,800
Welcome to Muryoko-in. Muryoko-in is a Buddhist Temple located in Mt.Koya. Muryoko-in was founded by More info
Shojoshin-in

Shojoshin-in

566 Koyasan, Koyacho, Ito-gun, Wakayama, Mt Koya (Wakayama Prefecture)
Price from ¥ 12,960
Welcome to Shojoshin-in. Shojoshin-in is a Buddhist Temple located in Mt. Koya. This temple is one o 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