US $85.00 Nachi Waterfall The Destination Of Kumano Kodo
Tour will start from Daimonzaka Parking Area. After some explanations, we will walk Daimonzaka. Then we will visit Nachi Taisha (shrine) and Seigantoji (temple). We will take pictures at the Pagoda and proceed to the waterfall. You will have time for going to the upper stage where you can take closer pictures and drink special water (elixir of life) there. Guide will explain about each sites and related stories. We can have time for visiting Treasure House or have coffee/lunch if you like.
US $124.00 Stunning world of Shingon Esoteric Buddhism
Danjo Garan is another important area in Koyasan. The word Garan is derived from the Sanskrit and means a quiet and secluded place where Buddhist monks may train. It has served as the focal point of the study, training and rituals for Shingon Buddhist monks from the ninth century to the present day. Kodo Daishi expressed a three-dimensional Mandala world through the buildings of Garan. Inside the design is also three-dimensional expression of the Mandala of Shingon Buddhism. Kongobuji Temple is the head temple of 3600 Shingon Esoteric Buddhism. You can also see the largest rock garden in Japan.
US $124.00 Relax walk in Okunoin
Okunoin is regarded as the most sacred site in Koyasan. It's about 2km walk. You can enjoy this splendid atmosphere and feel that both body and mind have been cleansed to the very core. After lunch if you want to visit other inportant areas in Koyasan, you can buy Danjo Garan and Kongobuji temple tour at a reduced price of 100US$. You need extra 2.5hours for that.
US $98.00 Koyasan, Mausoleum of Kobo Daishi
For twelve centuries, Koyasan has been a sacred mountain where Kobo Daishi Kukai’s teachings
Live on to this day. Kukai born in 774 is a high priest who established Shingon Buddhism.
Shingon Buddhism is esoteric Buddhism also called Mikkyo.
In Koyasan, there are three important sites.
One is Okunoin, a cemetery and the holy area that surrounds Kobo Daishi Kukai’s sacred Mausoleum.
Nestled in the woods with towering cedar trees, this cemetery contains more than 200,000
gravestones and monuments that make a unique setting for the background of 1.9 kilometer
approach to Kobo Daishi Kukai’s Mausoleum.