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Famous for the secluded temple town nestled on top of Mt. Koya, this little gem is the heart of Shingon Buddhism in Japan. A world away from Osaka and surrounded by towering trees, Koyasan is a welcome oasis for both pilgrims and visitors. Strolling among the hundreds of temples and monks going about their day makes for a lovely day trip (or overnight stay, if you opt for temple lodging!) from the hustle and bustle of modern city life.
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  1. Go on a two-day retreat at the peaceful and sacred Mt. Koya. Experience a Shingon Buddhist monk's way of life by spending the night in a temple and taking part in morning prayers. Visit several UNESCO World Heritage temples on this immersive tour.
    Meal Provided
    Special

    From USD182.35

    Daily
  2. Hop on a speedy train and travel to the sacred Mt. Koya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and its surrounding regions. Immerse in the zen lifestyle of the Shingon Buddhist monks and enjoy an authentic shojin ryori meal for lunch.
    Meal Provided
    Special

    USD79.49

    Daily
  3. Just south of Osaka, spend the day visiting the scenic Mt. Koya, the headquarters of the Shingon sect of Buddhism. Immerse yourself in the sacred world with visits to the Okunoin Temple and the iconic Danjo Garan Temple with an English-speaking guide
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD230.98

    Daily
    8.5 hour(s) (morning)

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