Koyasan Daimon, Koya-cho

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Marking the western entrance to the ancient Shingen temple complex, you'll see the vermilion gate of Koyasan Daimon as it rises starkly to 25 m (82 ft) high. Displaying ornate woodwork, the gate is guarded by two fearsome-looking but benevolent guardian dieties, Lord Un and Ah. You'll see what the pilgrims of the olden days saw, as they ended their travels and arrived here, the headquarters of the Shingen Buddhist sect. Using our international travel planner, Koya-cho attractions like Koyasan Daimon can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It is a grand gate as the entrance of Koyasan. On the left and right sides of the gate is a large and powerful statue of Kongo Sumo wrestler. It is said that this statue was erected during the rebuilding of The Gate in the Edo period, and was involved with four famous Buddhist masters at the time.
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  • Because it was off the bus route which goes from Koyasan Station to the in-center hospital, I felt that there were not so many people. I put it in the mountain from the vicinity. The hotel was very clean and comfortable.
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