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Shojoshin-in Temple

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a really nice experience staying at the temple. Now I should say that I am a Westerner who really doesn't know much about Buddhism or temples or Ryokans. So sleeping on futons, removing shoes and eating vegetarian meals on the floor are new...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing stay at Shojoshin-in, very memorable experience! We arrived from Kyoto after a somewhat long journey and on a cold rainy day but the temple rooms were warm and cosy. We loved having the traditional robes to wear in our rooms and...More

Thank amyyt13
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Will this was definitely an interesting experience. Yes it's a beautiful Temple and you get to spend the night . But you also get to sleep on the floor, You have a kerosene heater because it's 30° inside and out. No hot showers in the...More

Thank Perry H
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We stayed one night in the Koya-san Eko-in Temple and experienced bathing in an onsen, eating traditional Japanese food and sleeping on a futon on tatami mats. It was most interesting and the location was excellent for visiting the historic shrines, temples and cemetary in...More

Thank JohnWMurray
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

It was a lot of effort to get to Koyasan, which is worth keeping in mind when planning a trip here. If you do decide to visit Koyasan then I’d recommend a night in this temple. The service we received was very good. The food...More

Thank Matt S
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"ask for gold room near ladies bathrooms...secure safe stay"
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"Take Warm clothes and DO attend the morning prayers."
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"Ask whether your room locks, and consider the distance from the shared bathrooms."
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"Travelled there on trains, cable car and bus from Osaka. Caught the limousine bus back to Kansai airport..."
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