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Shojoshin-in Temple

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I stayed together with my wife for a night and we loved the experience. The temple is super calm and it seems to take you into a trip to the past. The vegetarian food was suprisingly tasty and the staff was friendly. The only small negative aspects, I would say, are the price
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We have spent two days in Shojoshin-in. It was amazing a many ways. We were welcomed by very friendly man, who spoke little English but was perfectly able to communicate with us using a combination of English, Japanese, hand gestures and some just by litteraly taking my hand to
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We have stayed at Shojoshin-in temple for a night, and the experience was fantastic. The temple and it's grounds are gorgeous! The location is very good: the Okunoin cemetery is very close, the bus stop is close too to visit other places, although all the distances are easily
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One of the most attractive temples in Koyosan, and just next to the fabulous forest. Lovely traditional room with views over quiet courtyard garden and autumn colour. Communal bath is simple and small. Food was good - vegetarian, of course - but lacked depth of flavours but
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Sincerely worth the trek to Koyasan. This place did not feel commercialised. Perfect location if you have short time in Koyasan and want to visit an iconic cemetery, eat amazing food, have an authentic experience in a traditional setting and get to experience a wonderful
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Garden right outside our room
View of Shojoshin-in on a drizzly morning
La imagen lo dice todo.-
Through the website japaneseguesthouses.con
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I am looking for a Zen meditation retreat and was wondering if this temple provided such retreats
Hi - no, there really doesn't seem to be a way to do that, but I'd be patient - the Travel Arrange Japan site got back to us withinn 3-5 days.
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Yes I have. It was fine for me and there was 2 other solo travelers as well
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"Top rooms get the best views over the rooftops."
"ask for gold room near ladies bathrooms...secure safe stay"
"Take Warm clothes and DO attend the morning prayers."
"Ask whether your room locks, and consider the distance from the shared bathrooms."
"Travelled there on trains, cable car and bus from Osaka. Caught the limousine bus back to Kansai airport- cheaper, quicker, easier."
shojoshin-in temple hotel koya-cho
JapanKinkiWakayama PrefectureKoya-cho
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