Summary of Kongobu-ji
Kongobu-ji (金剛峯寺) is a Shingon sect temple in Koya, Wakayama, Japan.
It is registered as a World Heritage Site, as one of the “Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range”.
Kongobu-ji is the grand head temple of the Shingon sect Buddhism and the sacred place.
Autumn leaves are best view about from the end of October to the beginning of November.
Cherry blossoms are best view about from the end of April to the beginning of May.
8:30 to 17:00 (Last Entry 16:30)
English website http://www.koyasan.or.jp/en/
Japanese website http://www.koyasan.or.jp/
Photographs of Kongobu-ji
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Konpon Daito (Pagoda)
Rokkaku Kyozo (Sutra Repository) and Sanno-in (Shrine)
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Map around Kongobu-ji
Directions to Kongobu-ji
From Nankai Gokurakubashi station
Cable car Gokurakubashi Sta. -(5 minutes)- Koyasan Sta.
Nankai rinkan bus Koyasan Sta. -(Route 31･32, bounded for
Daimon-minami shushajo / 11 minutes)- Kongobuji-mae