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Mount Koyasan, Koya-cho
Categories: Mountains, Nature & Parks
World Heritage Site and headquarters of the Shingon sect of Japanese Buddhism, Mount Koyasan blends nature and spirituality in utmost harmony. The monk Kūkai first settled here in 816 CE as a retreat from the courtly intrigues of Kyoto; an eternally lit mausoleum in the middle of the immense east-side graveyard pays tribute to him. Visit the western side as well, to see a temple complex with a Kanpon Daitō pagoda in its center. Explore some of the 100 wooden temples dotting the area, and the nearby town's university dedicated to religious studies. Make Mount Koyasan part of your personalized Koya-cho itinerary using our Koya-cho trip itinerary planner.
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中国の西安（唐の都・長安）に空海ゆかりの寺を訪ねた事があり、いずれ高野山に行きたいと願っていた。今回訪問する事が出来て感激。奥の院の先の御廟前で、拝まさせて頂きました。奥の院、特に聖域は神秘的な場所でした。Hope had visited the Temple of Kukai in Chinese Xian (Tang dynasty capital, Chang'an), either go to Mt. koya. Able to be visited, and inspiring. In front of which his mausoleum of the innermost of the was allowed to worship. Inner sanctuary, especially a sanctuaries was a mysterious place.show original
世界遺産に認定された真言宗総本山 高野山 です。 標高が高いのか？当日の気温が低いのか？少し肌寒いのできちんとした上着が必要です。 今回は時間が無いので、金剛峯寺、壇上伽藍だけ御参りです。 拝観は全て土足厳禁なので靴を入れるビニール袋など持参されると重宝しますよ。 次回は時間を作ってゆっくりと参拝したいです。 お土産は高野槙が一番お勧めです。It is Motoyama Koyasan Shingon Buddhism total was designated a world heritage site. High altitude? Low temperatures of the day? A bit chilly so neat coat is required. Because I don't have time, kongobuji, the Cathedral on the platform only and we are. Bring plastic bags shoes shoes is all clean, and comes in handy. Make next time, and wish to visit. It is recommended koyamaki most souvenirs.show original
Getting to Koyasan is easy enough (a few transfers from Kyoto but worth it!) and if you have FoMo, there's reception with NTT docomo (Vodafone Australia Roaming) and free Wi-Fi in plenty of places. Th... read more »
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