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    Ekoin Temple, Koyasan

    497 Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun 648-0201, Wakayama Prefecture
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    1 - 5 of 296 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Like other reviewers, we loved the peacefulness, participating in morning prayers and evening meditation. The onsen bath was great, there was a coin washer/dryer which we were relieved to discover. It was quite cold when we were there, so really felt like camping. Our kerosene...More

    Thank Elaine1953
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Arrived just in time for meditation session at 1630. Meal served after. Tofu based but such a variety of flavours. Followed by a night walk through the local cemetery. Follow and listen to the guide no matter how big the group is. Lots of nuggets...More

    1  Thank tommyauvergne
    Reviewed 4 October 2017

    I enjoyed my stay here. The monks and staff were always friendly, would chat and help but we're Reay about their own business. The lodgings are an income stream, and run with great efficiency. It was relaxing to feel part of this spiritual community as...More

    Thank AbracadabraEngland
    Reviewed 29 September 2017

    The room we stayed in was magnificent, with lovely view and with access to modern facilities such as automatic electronic toilet, wifi and TV! I also joined the meditation under monk’s guidance. It was a very basic meditation. The monk explained about it. I was...More

    1  Thank GeorgeBij
    Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

    My wife and I spent the night at the Eko-in during late September. Koyasan was breathtaking and the temple is very close to Okunoin ( a 2km hike through an ancient cemetery ending at a handful of temples, must visit!). The room at the Eko-in...More

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    Breedfreak
    24 August 2017|
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    Response from Constantin126 | Reviewed this property |
    Morning prayer takes place in Monastery`s chapel where pictures and video are not allowed during the actual ceremony ; you can do it after. Fire ceremony takes place in a small chapel outside Monastery and you can take... More
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    15 May 2017|
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    Response from Minstrel115 | Reviewed this property |
    You can sign up for Aji-kan meditation, Okunoin cemetery night tour and Shakyo (copying Mantra) at Ekoin. You can spend the time visiting temples, museum and hiking trails in surrounding area. There are some gift shops and... More
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    Jenna B
    6 March 2017|
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    "It didn't appear that all the rooms had access to the outside. We enjoyed our view."
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    "Ask for a room in the main building instead of the newer annex."
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    "FYI: stairs to the second floor are very steep - - recommend first floor; tatami mat floors where you will..."
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    "We got a room that's very near the shared toilet so that's quite convenient for us, with an elderly..."
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