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This huge west gate is accessible by public nankai bus orange line, I chose to use Kansai Through Pass ftom Wakayama. It's used for all three bus lines to visit around koya world heritage site so this gate is besutiful at sunset time. There are...More
Not much to see but the big red door is looking wonderful at down. Unfortunatly most of the wooden structures already burn at least once the door looks more recent which doesnt fit the expectaction one might have before reaching it
If my understanding is right, this is where pilgrims to Koyasan would start the journey before finishing at Kobo Daishi's mausoleum (in Okunoin cemetery), it's an impressive building and I think this is where you should start looking at the town. I went on the...More
After taking the cablecar to Koya-san station, take the bus directly to Daimon (last stop). Daimon is the entryway to Koya-san and an amazing sight to see. Photos may not capture the immense size of this gate, and the architecture and guardian deities are quite...More