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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good43%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Jun 27, 2017
“Book through the temple you want!!”
Oct 30, 2016
“Amazing experience in a buddhist monastery”
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493 Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun 648-0211, Wakayama Prefecture
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25.6 miles to Kansai Intl Airport
13 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
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Reviewed June 27, 2017

We booked a temple stay through the Koyasan Association. Apparently they try to distribute guests evenly amoang temples. The rates are similar no matter the temple, and we ended up at this ancient temple, Komyoin. The location was good. We arrived early evening to find...More

Date of stay: November 2016
Thank Oishii13
Reviewed October 30, 2016

The rooms are very rustic, with shared bathrooms and toilets. But vegetarian food is excellent, dinner and breakfast. Do not miss the morning service before breakfast, it is a unique opportunity to see monks praying. Dining room was beautifully decorated. Monks are very nice and...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank stism
Reviewed July 14, 2013

Although possibly only Australians will appreciate the title of this review, I think that everyone who has the opportunity to stay at Komyoin will be appreciative of the experience. We booked our room through the Koyasan Tourist Information Centre, who were very helpful and did...More

Date of stay: June 2013
3  Thank Michelle D
Reviewed November 20, 2012

I hate to make such a high recommendation because I want it to be a hidden treasure. It's one of the smallest shukubo on Koyasan, and that's what's so charming about it. It's up a small side street from the main street so there is...More

Date of stay: November 2012
3  Thank Helen O
Reviewed April 11, 2012

Wow what an amazing experience. We weren't sure what to expect during our stay in Koyasan but I can say we were pleasantly surprised - it was one of the highlights of our trip. The town itself was very interesting but it was our stay...More

Date of stay: April 2012
3  Thank cheekymonkeyBangkok
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Japan > Kinki > Wakayama Prefecture > Ito-gun > Koya-cho
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Japan > Kinki > Wakayama Prefecture > Ito-gun > Koya-cho
Traveler (19)
Dining (6)
Room & Suite (4)
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