World Heritage Site Koyasan Self-Guided Tour (Departure from Osaka)

This is Koyasan Heritage Sightseeing pass.
Included Osaka to Koyasan round trip train ,and One lunch at Koyasa (Shukubo Temple).
* Duration: 8 hours
* Starts: Osaka, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




This is Koyasan Heritage Sightseeing pass.
Included Osaka to Koyasan round trip train ,and One lunch at Koyasa (Shukubo Temple).

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Namba, Namba, Chuo, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Kinki

From Osaka nankai namba station to Koyasan Mt.(about 2hours)

Located around Namba Station, Minami (ミナミ, “South”) is one of Osaka’s two major city centers. It is the city’s most famous entertainment district and offers abundant dining and shopping choices. The district is easily accessible as it is served by three train companies as well as three subway lines and a highway bus terminal. The other major city center is Kita (キタ, “North”) which is located around Osaka and Umeda stations.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Koyasan Station, Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun 648-0211 Wakayama Prefecture

From Koyasan to nankai namba station to (about 2hours)

Kōyasan Station (高野山駅, Kōyasan-eki) is a train station on the Nankai Electric Railway Cable Line in Kōya, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Koyasan Okunoin, 550 Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun 648-0211 Wakayama Prefecture

Okunoin (奥の院) is the site of the mausoleum of Kobo Daishi (also known as Kukai), the founder of Shingon Buddhism and one of the most revered persons in the religious history of Japan. Instead of having died, Kobo Daishi is believed to rest in eternal meditation as he awaits Miroku Nyorai (Maihreya), the Buddha of the Future, and provides relief to those who ask for salvation in the meantime. Okunoin is one of the most sacred places in Japan and a popular pilgrimage spot.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Koyasan Danjo Garan, Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun 648-0211 Wakayama Prefecture

Legend has it that Kobo Daishi, the founder of Shingon Buddhism, threw his sankosho (a double ended, three pronged Buddhist ceremonial tool) from China, where he had been studying, toward Japan. Back in Japan, while in search of a place to headquarter his new religion, he came across his sankosho stuck in the branches of a pine tree on Koyasan and started construction of the Garan, Koyasan’s central temple complex. The pine tree, that caught the sankosho, is still growing there.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Koyasan Daimon, Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun Wakayama Prefecture

From Daimon to Karukayado