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Koyasan University is a private university in Mount Kōya, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. The predecessor of the school was established in 1886 as a monastic school for Shingon Buddhist monks, and it was chartered as a university in 1926. In addition to its main campus, Koyasan University also operates a satellite school for working adults in Osaka. Wikipedia

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Experience in Wakayama - Koyasan and Shirahama Day Tour

Koyasan, Wakayama

A tour package that will take you to go around in Wakayama, Japan. You will be take to very famous places in Wakayama such as Mt. Koya, Toretore Market and Nanki-Shirahama hot spring. Spend your time with family / friends in Wakayama! ------------ Itinerary: ------------ • 7:20 am ~ Dotonbori Kanidoraku west meet up • 7:30 am ~ Departure on time • 9:30 am ~ Koya-san Okunoin, considered the holiest location in Koyasan • 1:00 pm ~ Toretore market, seafood + Nanki-Shirahama Onsen • 3:10 pm ~ Senjojiki, Shirarahama Beach, Engetsu Island • 5:00 pm ~ Arrive at Dotonbori Kani-Douraku west

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Mt. Koya 2-Day Walking Tour with Round trip Transfer from Osaka

Koyasan, Wakayama

Mount Koya (高野山, Kōyasan) is the center of Shingon Buddhism, an important Buddhist sect which was introduced to Japan in 805 by Kobo Daishi (also known as Kukai), one of Japan's most significant religious figures. ・You can enjoy overnight at a Buddhist temple (Shukubo) at Mt. Koya (Koyasan) in this tour. ・Visit to Koyasan’s central temple complex with Private English Speaking Guide (Danjo Garan, Konpo Daito Pagoda, Okunoin Temple)   ・Experience of Shojin Ryori (Japan's Sophisticated Buddhist Cuisine) for Lunch and Dinner at temple (Shukubo) ・Guests are invited to participate in morning prayers which typically start around 6:00am (if you have made a reservation in advance) ・Including transportation's fee (Nankai Train Tickets) between Namba station (Osaka) and Mt. Koya

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World Heritage Site Koyasan Self-Guided Tour (Departure from Osaka)

Koyasan, Wakayama

This is Koyasan Heritage Sightseeing pass. Included Osaka to Koyasan round trip train ,and One lunch at Koyasa (Shukubo Temple).

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Full-Day Private Walking Tour to Mt. Koya from Osaka

Koyasan, Wakayama

Mount Koya (高野山, Kōyasan) is the center of Shingon Buddhism, an important Buddhist sect which was introduced to Japan in 805 by Kobo Daishi (also known as Kukai), one of Japan's most significant religious figures. A small, secluded temple town has developed around the sect's headquarters that Kobo Daishi built on Koyasan's wooded mountaintop. It is also the site of Kobo Daishi's mausoleum and the start and endpoint of the Shikoku 88 Temple Pilgrimage. ・Visit to Koyasan’s central temple complex with Private English Speaking Guide (Danjo Garan, Konpo Daito Pagoda, Okunoin Temple)   ・Experience of Shojin Ryori (Japan's Sophisticated Buddhist Cuisine) for Lunch and Dinner at temple (Shukubo) ・Including transportation's fee (Nankai Train Tickets) between Namba station (Osaka) and Mt. Koya

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Koyasan Full-Day Tour

Koyasan, Wakayama

You will visit very unique, religious town with a knowledgeable licensed local guide. We will help you understand Koyasan as much as possible. We visit two most sacred areas in Koyasan. One is Garan-monastic complex and the other is Okunoin-the holy place for Kobo Daishi (the founder of Shingon Buddhism in Japan) belief. And we also visit Kongobuji temple, the head temple of Koyasan Shingon Buddhism. You will be able to learn about real Koyasan only a local guide knows. We walk about 3 km in Okunoin feeling the sacred atmosphere created by hundreds of thousands of gravestones standing on both sides of the pass flanked by tall centuries-old cedar trees.

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