Koyasan Danjo Garan, Koya-cho

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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 temples, mostly reconstructions of the original buildings. Taking almost 70 years to complete from 816 CE, the complex’s oldest building, the great pagoda, has been destroyed five times, mostly by lightning strikes. Also find Kondo, which has been rebuilt six times due to being destroyed by fire during its history. It dates back to 819 CE and is used to host religious ceremonies. For Koyasan Danjo Garan and beyond, use our Koya-cho online day trip planner to get the most from your Koya-cho vacation.
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  • In the East Tower 1127 (daiji 2 years / Heian period) Shirakawa Hou Numata, "was asked by ZaSu Daigo Sambo Academy (Daigo-ji Temple and Kyoto, Fushimi-Ku, Kyoto) WINS haptic / Daigo-ji Temple and right to the Bishop. It is a double Tower is built on the right side of the Cathedral on the platform. Since it was built, from cornices of the current into the Cathedral on the platform, it was on the right side of the right. But 1843 (0/1843) has a large fire in Koyasan, is destroyed by fire at this time. So never rebuilt later in 1984 (0/1984) Kobo Daishi's 入定 1150 Kukai Foundation to commemorate 140 years rebuilt, was rebuilt in 1984 (0/1984) is the East Tower of the present is still beautiful.
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  • Be sure this temple is on your list for visiting in Koyasan. Lighting makes it interesting at all times of the day and any kind of weather. Very glad we saw this. And look for a two-needle cluster und...  more »
  • If you pause a moment you'll see the pilgrims who rotate the party collecting the prayers and so you start to discover their spirituality
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