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The entire atmosphere in this part of Koyasan is just amazing and it is definitely worth stopping... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
betteskid
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Boston, Massachusetts
inner most of Okunoin ,there is important peaceful lantern hall

it's quiet place with shelves of golden lanterns ,at the back of monastery . It makes feeling of... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2018
jajavalB
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Bangkok, Thailand
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550 Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun 648-0211, Wakayama Prefecture
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

The entire atmosphere in this part of Koyasan is just amazing and it is definitely worth stopping here. The setting is breathtaking and the temple is very beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank betteskid
Reviewed August 1, 2018

it's quiet place with shelves of golden lanterns ,at the back of monastery . It makes feeling of calmness and peaceful manner. it's place for pilgrimage and pay homage to master Kukai.The Kishin Lantern, presented by the priest Kishin, and the Shirakawa Lantern, donated by...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

The temple of 10,000 lanterns is an impressive structure from the outside. Inside the donated lanterns that are eternally lit are a magnificent sight. There are no cameras permitted when you cross the Gobyonohasji Bridge so no pics of the temple or lanterns.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed January 14, 2018

Everything about a visit to Okunoin encourages silence and inspires awe, and after having walked amongst near ancient cedar, cypress, red pine, hemlock fir, and umbrella pine trees, a multitude of moss covered Jizo Bosatsu, passing through Gokusho Offering Hall with its Mizumuke, crossing over...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 9, 2017

One of the many sights at the eastern end of Koya. You will doubtless by walking up here to visit Okuno-In. Be sure to visit the Lantern Hall. VERY restrictive photo policy.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank GVancouver
Reviewed November 5, 2016

A beautiful and serene temple. You cannot take pictures anywhere in the (small) complex. We burnt a small candle and some incense.

Date of experience: October 2016
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