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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  • It is the head temple of Koyasan Kūkai open. "Koyasan" name is your master "no Kongo mine House yogacara Yu eons after (naive yet whole view all awry hachiojiapril today) ' that has reportedly named sutras. Tourists were sparse or visited in February. Become a divine feeling is cold, but the temple is.
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  • Anyway, koya-San for the first time. Out in the order in which good even from the shrine and Kobo Daishi's mausoleum in the okunoin kongobuji visit. Was taken in the parking lot of okunoin bridge parking here was free. Period ever being compilations in the sanctuary pilgrimage from outside the atmosphere slowly turned in.
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  • Endlessly climbed through the mountains, the building comes into view. And Park your car in the parking lot and into the environment. Pay the admission fee, I even go inside. Good, but not enough.
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