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extensive artefacts about buddhidm ,displaying here

this is a must place to visit for astonishing with arts,painting about Mandala, buddhist deities... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
jajavalB
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Bangkok
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Shouldn't be on top of your list to see but see anyway if you have time

It's a relatively small museum (in size), however the relics inside was priceless with a lot of... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Nadira158
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Brisbane, Australia
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Koyasan Reihokan Museum holds numerous treasures of Koyasan: a total of over 28,000 objects designated either as National Treasures or Important Cultural Properties, and over 50,000 of non-designated issues. These treasures are displayed over 4...more
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306 Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun 648-0211, Wakayama Prefecture
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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

this is a must place to visit for astonishing with arts,painting about Mandala, buddhist deities, ritual equippments .it took time without borefom. the garden outdide the museum is also wonderful.

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Quite a small museum, with little to no English translations so it was quite hard to follow the story/history of most of the artwork/monuments. Some impressive old artefacts, and many scriptures. Entry fee is 600¥ pp.

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Reviewed 25 May 2018

I came here because it was included in the ticket for the town ... and there were a few interesting items ... but if you're short on time and don't make it, no worries ! Like some other museums in Japan, there isn't a lot...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

An interesting collection of artifacts but is not the main reason to visit Koya. Expensive entry fee and very restrictive photo policy.

Thank GVancouver
Reviewed 10 May 2017

It's a relatively small museum (in size), however the relics inside was priceless with a lot of them from the 9 and 10th century. It can get cold inside, it's intentional to help preserve a tapestry from what I think was 12th century.

Thank Nadira158
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The museum is nestled between several temples, so it's an easy addition to your itinerary. If you purchase the Koya-san World Heritage train ticket, make sure to use the discount coupon for 20 percent off museum entry. There is no temperature control inside, so it...More

Thank wdcwrldtrvlr
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Nice little museum with some beautiful pieces of art from Koya-San Mountain. Definately worth a visit, count about 40 minutes to see eveything here.

Thank jenkle89
Reviewed 10 October 2016

A lot of the signs are in Japanese with minimal English information, but the beauty and age of some of the displays were astounding! If you're looking for things to fill your day (Koyasan is very easy to cover) then this could be worth your...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Koyasan Reihokan Museum holds one of the largest collections of art in the world. It has been a safe repository throughout history and holds treasures from Japan, China and Korea. The scale of the art is massive and has been meticulously preserved. The exhibit changes...More

Thank Ikomasan
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

There are minimal displays with a few buddists statues and scriptures. Nothing we hadn't seen before at other temples in Japan.

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