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Kongosanmaiin, Koya-cho

#10 of 46 in Historic Sites in Koya-cho
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Kongō Sanmai-in (金剛三昧院, Kongō Sanmai-in) is a minor temple complex on Mount Kōya in Japan, founded in 1211 by order of Hōjō Masako for posthumous soul of Minamoto no Yoritomo and renamed "Kongō Sanmai-in" in 1219 for that of Minamoto no Sanetomo.

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  • While it’s not necessarily in the itineraries of many of travel to Kansai for the first time, Koyasan is definitely worth a trip away from the giant tourist crowds at Osaka and Wakayama upon a repeat....  more »
  • I stayed the night here. When I arrived (after 2pm as the sign at the entry states), they waited a few minutes until a group of us had arrived and then a young monk (who could speak English...  more »
  • A good place to visit if you’re looking for that traditional Japanese experience. Room looked really beautiful and nice. The morning meditation ritual was a amazing experience. There was a cup of tea in the room when we got there. We would have appreciated the option to make some extra tea in the room. It can get really cold in the rooms.
  • Good location. Very peaceful at night. A vegan heaven. They have different kind of tofu. The room is large with toilet inside. No refrigerator but vending machines out side the room are sufficient. Visitor can participate prayer at 6.30 am. A little bit expensive comparing to other ryokan in this area.

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