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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Koya-cho

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Historical Places in Koya-cho

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    Koyasan Okunoin , Koya-cho
    Explore Japan’s largest cemetery, Koyasan Okunoin, situated on Mount Koya among tall, ancient cedar trees. Cross the first bridge to enter th
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    Kongobu-ji Temple , Koya-cho
    Constructed in 1593, Kongobu-ji Temple forms part of World Heritage Site and boasts one of the largest rock gardens in Japan. Take your shoes
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    Koyasan Daimon , Koya-cho
    Marking the western entrance to the ancient Shingen temple complex, you'll see the vermilion gate of Koyasan Daimon as it rises starkly to 25
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    Koyasan Danjo Garan , Koya-cho
    Head to Koyasan Danjo Garan for a peaceful atmosphere in the midst of tall shady trees. Established in 816 CE, the shrine features about 20 t
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