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Koyasan Daimon

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Koyasan Daimon

246 Reviews
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Koyasan Full-Day Tour
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Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun Wakayama Prefecture
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Mt. Koya Half-Day Private Tour with Government Licensed Guide
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Mt. Koya Half-Day Private Tour with Government Licensed Guide

Our nationally/state licensed and experienced multilingual guides will help you efficiently enjoy a one-day tour of UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site, Mt. Koya. Go on a full-day guided walking tour of Mt. Koya and learn about the modern and traditional aspects of one of the world’s most sacred mountains!<br><br>If you would like to take some time out to enjoy some sights outside the big city, then this tour of Mount Koya is for you! Meet your guide at Koyasan station, your private guide will customize your full-day tour in detail according to your interests.<br><br>Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary.<br>Note*2: Nationally and State Licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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Komator wrote a review Apr 2020
Barcelona, Spain646 contributions202 helpful votes
Daimon gate is a very large gate in Koyasan's edge. The gate itself is quite impressive, but you can see it in 5min. From the gate, you can walk 100m and you'll be near a cliff where you'll be able to enjoy nice views of the valley.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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ggm wrote a review Feb 2020
Honolulu, Hawaii1,439 contributions54 helpful votes
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Where Kobo Daishi first entered what became this sacred area and the end of the Chôishi Michi pilgrimage route. Gate originally built elsewhere in the eleventh century and moved here a century later. Great view, but screens over the guardians seemed unnecessarily protective.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Kai C wrote a review Jan 2020
Half Moon Bay, California949 contributions410 helpful votes
Symbolic entrance to the city, with two large protector deities enshrined on the sides. The site is at the edge of the mountain so you have a nice view of the misty hills. Very windy. I was very tempted to go on the trail that winds up the hill (see photo), I wonder where it goes.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Dilbertfan wrote a review Jan 2020
Surrey, United Kingdom359 contributions204 helpful votes
The Daimon gate marks one end of the Koyasan town area, the other end being the Okunoin temple. It is imposing, to say the least, but all you see is the outside of the structure, and by now in your tour, you may have seen quite a few others...
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Date of experience: November 2019
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mclbteitelbaum wrote a review Dec 2019
West Hartford, Connecticut191 contributions75 helpful votes
This was quite a long walk from my Ryokan at the end of town. While I'm glad I did the walk there's far more to see on Mt Koya.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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