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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good28%
  • Average25%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
Oct 5, 2017
“A Unique Experience”
Oct 9, 2016
“Amazing! What a highlight!”
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370 Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun 648-0211, Wakayama Prefecture
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25.2 miles to Kansai Intl Airport
23 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
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Reviewed October 5, 2017

Staying in a temple is certainly a unique experience. Tentokuin Temple provides the tranquility you might expect from a Buddhist residence – but only for a while. The temple has beautiful grounds and inside, the floors of the traditional rooms are covered in fragrant tatami...More

Date of stay: October 2017
2  Thank Barbara M
Reviewed October 9, 2016

This temple stay was the highlight of my 2 week trip to Japan and would highly recommend it. The monks are amazing, the food is equally amazing and the view is to die for. Getting to Koyasan is easy enough (a few transfers from Kyoto...More

Date of stay: October 2016
1  Thank kdfromsydney
Reviewed November 5, 2015

Yes Yes Yes. What a fabulous time we had. Probably our only opportunity to stay in a temple. Everything was brilliant. The food was great brought to our corner room by the monks. Even getting up at 06.30 to join in the meditative prayers was...More

Date of stay: October 2015
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Reviewed June 20, 2015

Since my bf and I are vegetarian, koyasan is the one of the best places to get yummy veggie food in Japan. Even though saying at Tentokuin is cheaper than other temples, they gave us large portions of shojin ryori(Buddhist vegetarian cuisine),and it was pretty...More

Date of stay: March 2015
Thank yasaineko
Reviewed April 13, 2006

The shukubo was exquisite and the gardens were some of the most beautiful in Japan. The garden viewing room where we had our meals was beautiful. It was so quiet that we thought we were the only visitors there until another visitor walked into the...More

Date of stay: May 2003
16  Thank GFujita
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$113 - $228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Japan > Kinki > Wakayama Prefecture > Ito-gun > Koya-cho
Number of rooms
Price range
$113 - $228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Japan > Kinki > Wakayama Prefecture > Ito-gun > Koya-cho
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