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This is a beautiful temple with sprawling gardens and a nice shrine. Yet another place in Mount... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
London, United Kingdom
Center of Shingon Buddhism

Daishi Kyokai is the administrative center of Shingon Buddhism where the main decisons are taken... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Antwerp, Belgium
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3 Feb 2018
1 Aug 2018
“activities with sacred rituals ,important for Buddhist and also visitors”
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347 Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun 648-0211, Wakayama Prefecture
+81 736-56-2015
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

I went to this attraction ,named as multicross-cultural center for visitor to Koyasan ,just opposite Koya tourism center. I bought the combo tickets,including highlighted place admission fee and "Jukai" ceremony by Japanese monk at this center. I had to register at the recepiton counter and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

This is a beautiful temple with sprawling gardens and a nice shrine. Yet another place in Mount Koya where it is very tranquil.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Daishi Kyokai is the administrative center of Shingon Buddhism where the main decisons are taken. There are two main buildings in the compound, a traditional temple hall, dedicated to Kobo Daishi, and a modern building for administration. Few activities are set up for visitors like...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank beppo81
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

A nice Temple, the inside is beautiful. With paintings that tell the story of Kōbō-Daishi. An inportant figure in Japan.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank ChibiSuzan
Reviewed 1 August 2016

A most excellent experience to be able to receive the ten precepts from a master at the Daishi Kyokai. Also this beautiful building keeps a set of paintings that follow the life of Kukai. The visitors center is to the left and connected to the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank housesun90
Reviewed 22 May 2016

I have been on wrong time because it was almost closed. but it has a small pond a visiting center and Shrine. You can go and visit this place if you are in Koyasan.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Virendra-Yadav_2014
Reviewed 3 May 2013

I shall describe separately how lucky we were to find the most exquisite shukubo --Henjoko-in-- because that made our one night in this extraordinary place even more special. Koyasan is quiet and beautiful. You get there with a train from Osaka (Namba station, Nankai line)...More

Date of experience: March 2013
4  Thank MagaPhiladelphia
Reviewed 10 April 2013

This cemetery is called Okunoin and is located at the end of the main street in Koyasan adjacent to the Shinjoshin-in (a buddhist temple with traditional lodgings) It is absolutely AMAZING history where feudal lords, shoguns etc were buried amongst thousand year old cedar trees....More

Date of experience: April 2013
1  Thank FammyL
Reviewed 26 February 2013

There is a buddist monastery at the top of the mountain, and very few tourists ever get the courage to take a few trains, the cable car up the mountain, and take a bus ride to the monastery. We spent the night at the monastery...More

Date of experience: September 2012
3  Thank mrblumis
Reviewed 22 February 2013

At first it seemed disappointing but then we discovered the basement. Unlike anything else in terms of temples that we have seen before. Would be great at night I think.

Date of experience: February 2013
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