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Koyasan Visitor Information Center

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Walking tour

Good walking tour with a woman who was deeply knowledgable about the religious aspects of the garan... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2019
CarolynK407
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Toronto, Canada
Guides Were Very Helpful

We visited this location and hired the services of two of the tour guides. Very worthwhile... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2019
BellBottomBlues
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Japan
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Jun 29, 2019
“Walking tour”
Jun 8, 2019
“Guides Were Very Helpful”
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347 Koyasan | Daishi Church 1F, Koya-cho, Ito-gun 648-0211, Wakayama Prefecture
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Reviewed July 9, 2019

We went on a tour of the temples with Midori. It was raining heavily but we were keen to do a tour. I was surprised the tour wasn’t cancelled as the weather was terrible and if I had been a tour guide I would definitely...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 29, 2019

Good walking tour with a woman who was deeply knowledgable about the religious aspects of the garan temple complex. It was very interesting and almost spiritual. We took the 3 pm tour for 1.5 hours - well worth it.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank CarolynK407
Reviewed June 8, 2019

We visited this location and hired the services of two of the tour guides. Very worthwhile, especially the cemetery tour.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank BellBottomBlues
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We stopped here to check on a few things when we arrived in Koyasan. The woman who helped us was very knowledgeable and went out of her way to be sure all of our questions were answered. She also offered additional tips and insights and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank betteskid
Trail820659, Owner at Koyasan Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Thank you for your comment. That encourages us. We're always happy to help foreign visitors to stay or spend time in Koyasan convenient and comfortable.

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We booked on the scheduled afternoon walking tour with the tourist office at the main square. My husband and I were the only 2 people on the walk that day. We had a lovely guide. Her name was Natsumi (I hope I have spelt that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank scotwithadevil
Trail820659, Owner at Koyasan Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Thank you for your comment. This year, it is still hotter than usual and walking along the cemetery, there are still some mosquitoes are there. Most of our guides are preparing for that and also ready for all emergency.

Reviewed July 11, 2017

Helpful if you find a decent English speaker person. In general it is not difficult to fetch all the in information you may need at your lodge or on the internet but it is handy to get all the timetables some info on the ongoing...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank beppo81
Trail820659, Owner at Koyasan Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Thank you for your comment. We're always happy to help foreign visitors to stay or spend time in Koyasan convenient and comfortable. We're happy that anybody drops by even in any small questions.

Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

This information centre is very helpful and useful too. Some staff speak english and they were very efficient. They suggested a few good places to visit and also privided information about buses and train timetable. They checked the connections on JR lines and advised about...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Trail820659, Owner at Koyasan Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Thank you for your comment. That encourages us. We're always happy to help foreign visitors to stay or spend time in Koyasan convenient and comfortable.

Reviewed June 13, 2015

I'm not sure why they exist. They didn't really help with anything. There's brochures there, if that's what you're looking for.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank gchao6
Reviewed May 19, 2015

Located very close to the main temples in Koya, this center is a welcoming spot for weary travellers to rest their feet and place their backpacks. The staff are trained in English too. Drinking water is available along with an open tent for seating where...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed March 7, 2015

In the visitor center in Koyasan they really helped us very well to plan our travel from there. They even did make a phone call for us to an other information in Naoshima center to get more information. They speak English very well. Very helpful!

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank BastiaanBS
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