Kongobu-ji Temple, Koya-cho

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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 off and walk through the Ohiroma Room, used for important rituals and ceremonies, then sip some hot tea in the large tatami hall. From there, you can access the sprawling garden, featuring a centerpiece of 140 granite stones arranged in the shape of two dragons. Finish your visit in the kitchen, where enormous kamado stoves regularly cook for up to 2,000 people. Add Kongobu-ji Temple to your Koya-cho travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Koya-cho trip builder tool .
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  • October 4, 2017
    The admission comes with tea and sweets. Paintings by banryu next new Shinto priest talk. It is not known what has always been.
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  • October 1, 2017
    Fusuma and rock garden can be seen, while wider than I thought. The other was also exhibits the cookhouse. Could hear the talk over tea and sweets.
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  • September 26, 2017
    Tallest of the prestigious Temple of Koyasan Buddhist temple. It is the largest temple a monk there. Slow down time when I went and put in was good.
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