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Shojoshin-in Temple

566 Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun 648-0211, Wakayama Prefecture
+81 736-56-2006
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Fantastic experience

We decided to do the Choishimichi trail up the mountain so arrived completely exhausted. It was... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2017
Emily H
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London, England, United Kingdom
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Good reputation, but September 2016 isn't a good time to visit.

We visited the temple on a Monday. Checked in at 1:45 pm and were given a room next to the bath... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2016
MAinIA2014
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Des Moines, Iowa
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Apr 19, 2017
“Fantastic experience ”
Sep 14, 2016
“Good reputation, but September 2016 isn't a good time to visit.”
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566 Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun 648-0211, Wakayama Prefecture
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+81 736-56-2006
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We decided to do the Choishimichi trail up the mountain so arrived completely exhausted. It was extremely cold up the mountain with snow still on the ground. We were greeted by a friendly monk who showed us our room and importantly how to work the...More

Thank Emily H
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

We visited the temple on a Monday. Checked in at 1:45 pm and were given a room next to the bath, and in between the construction site next door and the kitchen. Noisy. We met only one person at the temple: the man who checked...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

We stayed here for two night in a quite large traditional room with tatami floors and sliding walls. Everything was really good, perfect if you are looking for a relaxing experience in touch with history and nature. Monks were very kind and all spoke basic...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice experience, monks are very friendly and accommodation in a traditional tatami room is very comfortable. It's located very close to the entrance of Okunoin, and very convenient if you want to visit the cemetery at night. The experience is wonderful: a walk in...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

There are plenty of temples to stay at in Koyasan and I chose Shojoshin-In. It was a wise choice! The temple is beautiful and well taken care of. The rooms are spacious and you can book based on various prices ranging from ¥9200 to over...More

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