Koyasan Mt. Koya Buddhist Temple

Japan Day 3 And 4: Mount Koya’s Garan And Kobo Daishi Mausoleum

On our third day in Japan we visited the sites and temples of Koyasan. Koyasan (Mt. Koya) is the epicenter of Shingon Buddhism. You can visit the mausoleum where the founder of Shingon Buddhism, Kobo Daishi, is laid to rest in Koyasan as well.

Why You Should Stay In A Ryokan When Visiting Japan

Why You Should Stay In A Ryokan When Visiting Japan

As a frequent traveler and exploration enthusiast, I’ve stayed in just about every type of accommodation conceivable. After my trip to Japan, I’m going to have to add ryokans as one of my favorites. Find out why in this post!