"Koyasan" is "Mt. Koya", just like the Japanese call Mt. Fuji "Fujisan". The 'san' is a mark
of respect. "Koyasan" actually refers to a temple settlement that is the world headquarters of
the Koyasan Shingon School of zen Buddhism.
Information on our lodging in Koyasan and possible things to do is here.
Entrance to Kōya-san
Shingon Buddhist monks
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