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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. To visit Koyasan Daimon and other attractions in Koya-cho, use our Koya-cho vacation planner.
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  • Map of Mt. koya is at the left edge. From Koyasan station, at a stretch, came here by bus. So there's plenty of time per night, so we began to walk from here. Kama-meshi shop nearby, eating lunch, let's go with the force. Snow where gate too!.
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  • When going by car at the entrance of the gate. You can park in the free parking there. Is worth a look because the guaridan Deva is so powerful.
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  • Is a beautiful and big. But just a big gate. Seriously don't have nothing. Have a one smal trail for hiking.  more »