Koyasan Daimon, Koya-cho

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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 m (82 ft) high. Displaying ornate woodwork, the gate is guarded by two fearsome-looking but benevolent guardian dieties, Lord Un and Ah. You'll see what the pilgrims of the olden days saw, as they ended their travels and arrived here, the headquarters of the Shingen Buddhist sect. Using our international travel planner, Koya-cho attractions like Koyasan Daimon can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Koyasan daimon's biggest big temple. Takano unique town is inside it from here. NIO-SAMA as a gatekeeper was up glare!
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  • It is 9 degrees from Mt. Koyasan, paved path to walk, meet in the first of the buildings. About 25 m in height and is tired of the Sankai forgotten so big and bright red.
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  • Temple of gentle color images of what is here is vivid and literally big and gorgeous!
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