Kansai South last Part; Cable Car to Koyasan

4 Days Revisiting Japan in Winter with my Mother
February 10 to February 14, 2015


The year 2015 marks the 1,200th anniversary of the establishment of Koyasan.

How to go to Koyasan;
Koyosan can be reached by train, cable car and bus covered by Kansai Thru Pass. Alight to Gokurabashi Station then ride a cable car going to Koyasan Station. Then Nankai bus bound to Kondo Mae stop. Free admission on the grounds. Photography and video taking is  permitted inside the grounds.

The Kongo Rikishi (Guardian Deities) statues are keeping their eyes peeled at the gate in the sky. This is the Great Gate of Koyasan. Walk through it and you will see the Danjogaran area, one of the two largest holy places in Koyasan, where there is religious world the priest Kukai built (known as Kobo Daishi). Keep going to the east and you will find 117 temples and souvenir shops. Finally you will reach the other holy place, Okunoin that is subtle and profound space. Okunoin is surrounded by several-hundred-years-old cedar trees and immense graveyard for Japanese imperial family members. Currently, there are as many as 52 temples ad lodgings that can be used as accommodations.

Kansai South last Part; Cable Car to Koyasan (Konpon Daito)

Kansai South last Part; Cable Car to Koyasan

Kansai South last Part; Cable Car to Koyasan

Kansai South last Part; Cable Car to Koyasan (Fudodo)

Kansai South last Part; Cable Car to Koyasan

Kansai South last Part; Cable Car to Koyasan

Kansai South last Part; Cable Car to Koyasan

Kansai South last Part; Cable Car to Koyasan (Kondo)

Kansai South last Part; Cable Car to Koyasan

Kansai South last Part; Cable Car to Koyasan

Kansai South last Part; Cable Car to Koyasan (Konpon Daito)

Kansai South last Part; Cable Car to Koyasan (Konpon Daito)




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