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"Private Full Day Tour of Osaka Temples
"Private Full Day Tour of Osaka Temples Gardens and Kofun Tombs""Your tour begins and ends at your central Osaka hotel. You will be driven around in a luxury car by a native English speaker who also speaks Japanese fluently.Itinerary8:30am - Pick up at your hotel in central Osaka.9am - Explore the temple dates back to the 6th century. Notable features include a classic Japanese garden a pagoda grand gates and shrines.10am - Transit from ***ennoji to Sumiyoshi Taisha10:30am - Tour the Sumiyoshi Taisha
From $225.00
 
"Private Full Day Tour of Osaka Temples
"Private Full Day Tour of Osaka Temples Gardens and Kofun Tombs""Your tour begins and ends at your central Osaka hotel. You will be driven around in a luxury car by a native English speaker who also speaks Japanese fluently.Itinerary8:30am - Pick up at your hotel in central Osaka.9am - Explore the temple dates back to the 6th century. Notable features include a classic Japanese garden a pagoda grand gates and shrines.10am - Transit from ***ennoji to Sumiyoshi Taisha10:30am - Tour the Sumiyoshi Taisha
From $225.00
 
"Private Full Day Tour of Osaka Temples
"Private Full Day Tour of Osaka Temples Gardens and Kofun Tombs""Your tour begins and ends at your central Osaka hotel. You will be driven around in a luxury car by a native English speaker who also speaks Japanese fluently.Itinerary8:30am - Pick up at your hotel in central Osaka.9am - Explore the temple dates back to the 6th century. Notable features include a classic Japanese garden a pagoda grand gates and shrines.10am - Transit from ***ennoji to Sumiyoshi Taisha10:30am - Tour the Sumiyoshi Taisha
From $225.00

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Okunoin

Mist and clouds shrouded the surrounding hills. Snow was gently falling. The wind was cold and biting. Still, when we visited, an extraordinary energy pervaded Okunoin, Japan’s largest cemetery and...
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Danjo Garan

In various other reviews on this page I have covered the main temples and constructions within Danjo Garan, or more particularly those I found the most interesting or attractive. This review features...
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Daimon Great Gate

While very few tourists use it to enter Koyasan, most entering via Koyasan Train Station, the Daimon, or Great Gate, is the sacred main entrance to Mount Koya. Like many day-trip visitors today, this...
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Kongobuji

The first temple on this site, Daidenbo-in, was built in 1133 by the monk Kakubun, with the support of the then Emperor, Toba. Nothing of this temple remains today. In 1593 shogun Toyotomi...
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Jufuku-in Temple - Burma War Veterans Memorial

The vast majority of the many temples in Koyasan are square or rectangular in shape, dark coloured (with the notable exception of the Konpon Daito Pagoda in the Danjo Garan) and have some form of...
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Nyonindo

In the past, there was a Nyonindo at every entranceway to Mount Koya, but today the only one that remains is located at the first stop of the bus across from the Otakejizou. The Nyonindo served as...
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Tokugawa Mausoleum

Mount Koya is considered to be the most prestigious gravesite in Japan, so Tokugawa Iemitsu built this mausoleum for his family, as they were highly important figureheads. It is believed to have been...
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Pilgrimage Trails

The giant Jizou statue at the beginning of the Koyasan trail was built in 1860 by a woman named Yokoyama Take in honor her parents and all of the of other victims of the Great Ansei Earthquake that...
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Reihokan Museum

The Reihokan is the museum on Mount Koya housing many temple treasures and other important religious artwork. There are many mandala, as well as sculptures inside. It's a nice place to stop as you...
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