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Nyonindo, Koya-cho

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#13 of 46 in Historic Sites in Koya-cho
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • Koyasan used to be a "male only" place and women were allowed only up to this temple near the entrance to the mountain. Of course that is no longer the case but this temple is a worthwhile place to.....  more
    Koyasan used to be a "male only" place and women were allowed only up to this temple near the entrance to the mountain. Of course that is no longer the case but this temple is a worthwhile place to.....  more »
  • Until the end of the Edo period the whole area was off limits for women. In order to give them a place to worship Kukai, there were several Nyonindō (Women Halls). This is the remaining last one. 
    Until the end of the Edo period the whole area was off limits for women. In order to give them a place to worship Kukai, there were several Nyonindō (Women Halls). This is the remaining last one.  more »
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  • Nice place to do omairi. Friendly staff who informs you that you can ring the instrument after praying. Free water and the nice mountain air to greet you outside.
  • 素朴な小さな御堂があり、御朱印も書いて頂けます。

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