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Koyasan Daimon

Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun, Wakayama Prefecture
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So peaceful at Dawn

Was there at sundown with no crowds and not getting sunburnt. One of the many delights of koyasan... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
Shirley T
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Sydney, Australia
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Gate

This is at one end of Koyasan and is an entrance gate. Whilst it is impressive, there's not much... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2018
Amy B
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good51%
  • Average21%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“entry way” (2 reviews)
“the bus” (4 reviews)
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Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun, Wakayama Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Was there at sundown with no crowds and not getting sunburnt. One of the many delights of koyasan. It’s a grand gate alright.

Thank Shirley T
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

This is at one end of Koyasan and is an entrance gate. Whilst it is impressive, there's not much else to see here and there is a road that runs right past it.

Thank Amy B
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

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

1  Thank Maylis C
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Daimon Gate is at the far end of town. A bit of a hike out, or take the bus to save some energy. Across the road from the gate there is a beautiful view across the plains.

1  Thank GVancouver
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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Nice walk to west side of koyasan. In the old days women were not allowed to pass and enter Koyasan. It's a huge tori gate

1  Thank claudia p
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Take a quiet stroll to the edge of koyasan to take in this impressive entry way to this sacred town. (There's a small park on the way to distract the kids!)

Thank Jen H
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

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

Thank Nadira158
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We visited three temples in an afternoon with a guide who took us through the history of the temple which added real value

Thank Ross B
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

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

Thank wdcwrldtrvlr
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Is a beautiful and big. But just a big gate. Seriously don't have nothing. Have a one smal trail for hiking.

Thank Lucio M
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