Mt. Koya

Mt. Koya, Koya-cho - Értékelések

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Tjasa C
136 contributions
unique place
2019. máj.
The mount Koya is the unique place with you must visit on your travel to Japan. There so many zen Buddhist temples which you can visit and stay there. Try just one night, which include vegetarian meals, meditations with monks,..
Written 2020. április 30.
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ggm
Honolulu, HI1 439 contributions
a few nights in a monastery here will refresh your spirit.
2020. jan.
At least 60 of the 117 monasteries here now accept guests (20 years ago there were four willing to take foreigners). An extraordinary place, requires time to appreciate.
Written 2020. február 22.
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Helen K
Melbourne, Ausztrália22 contributions
We absolutely loved our day to Mt Koya.
2020. jan.
We had the 3 day Kansai Thru train pass and Mt Koya reached its limits (so we really felt we got our money's worth!) The JR pass doesn't go there.When we arrived at the top of the cable car (included in Kansai Thru pass) (which was fun to travel in on a steep angle), we decided to walk to the town. It was a pleasant 30 min walk on the road (virtually no traffic) with wonderful views . There is a bus, too, but we like to walk. The town is lovely, lots of temples, a Family Mart (for cheap cappuccino) and a great tourist Information centre. There was an American guy there who spoke fluent English!!! Yeah, the first ever in Japan. He was interesting and it was great to talk, we were about to eat picnic lunch outside the tourist centre but we were invited in where there were tables and chairs and water and toilets. Fabulous as it was 4 C outside. Exploring the famous cemetery was amazing with huge tall trees and interesting tombs and a pleasant walk. We walked back through the town, along the road to the cable car late afternoon and just made the cable car (it only goes about once per hour). Only one car passed us and we saw the twilight over the mountains - so pretty. If you are adventurous and like exploring, this is a great day trip from Osaka.
Written 2020. február 5.
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Shariann L
Somerville, Massachusetts, United States110 contributions
Just beautiful
2020. jan.
Unworldly beautiful, this mountain complex of temples, monasteries, and a small village should not be missed.
Written 2020. január 18.
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epicure49
Chichester476 contributions
Wonderful town built in and around stunning Buddhist temples... Fabulous!
2019. okt.
We stayed with the young monks at Yochi-In and absolutely loved walking around this stunning mountain-top enclave of Buddhist temples. This is surely what all we tourists expected and wanted of Japan. Peace and quiet in a remote wooded area... beautiful shrines and temples with an other-worldly quality so far removed from the hubbub of your normal lives. I took too many photos to show here but have included just a few... A very definite MUST VISIT place.
Written 2019. november 5.
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Iris A
Chatham, UK667 contributions
Time out from the bustling big cities
2018. dec.
On our recent trip to Japan we visited a number of busy cities and we wanted to have a couple of days out and Mount Koya was a great choice. It took us a couple of hours and a number of train rides to get there but it was absolutely worth it. A very tranquil little town Koyasan was set among centuries old pine forests and the quiet Buddhist temples and serene setting was just what we needed to take a break from the neon lights. All the notable sights are within walking distance and the air is so clear you would be silly not to take leisurely strolls around the parks and the beautiful Okunoin cemetery. A tourist office in the heart of town can provide you more information on the sights and important events.
Written 2019. november 4.
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Herb L
101 contributions
Buddhist mountain retreat of great beauty
2019. ápr.
We visited Mt. Koya, aka Koya San on a day trip from Osaka. It is a very old center of esoteric Buddhism founded by the monk Kukai (Kobo Daishi) in 816 CE. There are many old temples of great beauty on an enormous mountain top area. Despite the many visitors, it is extraordinarily peaceful. The mausoleum of Kobo Daishi is at the
end of a very long pathway which is lined with many thousands of graves and memorial markers, some of very famous people. Although we did not stay overnight we did hear from other visitors that one can stay in a Buddhist monastery if one wishes.
Written 2019. augusztus 25.
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erikg05
Norwich, UK72 contributions
Best part of the trip
2019. júl. • Romantikus
So beautiful and serene. THis is by far my favourite area of my trip around Japan. The area is so calm and relaxed and the temples beatiful.

Well worth the train ride. Note that the train is a private line so JR pass can't be used but it is fairly cheap so shouldn't be a worry.
Written 2019. július 22.
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Armando 🙂
Genoa, Olaszország162 contributions
Pheraps not yet famous as others piace but an interesting piace to see
2019. jún. • Romantikus
One of the most spiritual places in Japan. Not yet part of the standard tourist trip in Japan but it’s worth a visit. There are different temple to see and the Okunoin (cemetery). I suggest to sleep in a temple to really feel the atmosphere of the place.
Written 2019. június 23.
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ChristinePeregrina
Seabeck, WA345 contributions
Just lovely
2019. máj. • Egyszemélyes
This is an excellent escape from the hustle and bustle often associated with Japanese travel. Perfect for convening with nature and learning about culture and esoteric Buddhism
Written 2019. május 16.
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