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Danjo Garan Temple壇上伽藍

Temple

Together with the Okunoin, one of the two most sacred sites on holy Mt. Koya. It is also the first site where the famed monk Kukai began building in order to erect his main dojo for his esoteric Shingon teachings. The temple is comprised of 19 buildings, including the Konpon Daito tower, the symbol of the temple; the main temple hall, and Goeido hall. The main temple hall, located in the center of the grounds, is the central temple nave of Mt. Koya and almost all of the most important ceremonies on the mountain are conducted here. The temple’s principle object of worship is a figure of Bhaisajyaguru; this statue is a hidden image and is not displayed to the general public.

place

Wakayama Pref. Itogunkouyachou Kouyasan 152

phone 0736562011
place

[Government Court] 8:30-17:00 (All year)

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Address

Wakayama Pref. Itogunkouyachou Kouyasan 152 [map]

Phone

0736562011

Hours
[Government Court] 8:30-17:00 (All year)
Closed
open everyday
Fees
Admission feeFree (Friday Hall, each tower is 200 yen)
Parking Lot
Available(10spaces)
Credit Card
Not available

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          Wakayama prefecture unites pilgrims, food lovers, and culture buffs in a tranquil corner of Japan at the base of the Kii Peninsula. The setting for many a Kumano Kodo pilgrimage trail, Wakayama invites those in search of spirituality from one side of the prefecture to the other, from the 100-plus Buddhist temples of the sacred Mount Koya in the west to the inspiring temples of the Kumano Sanzan set among breathtaking nature in the east. Once the grueling hike is complete, make a beeline for Wakayama city to savor some of the country’s most delicious ramen noodles.

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