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Shojoshin-in Temple

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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

It was a lot of effort to get to Koyasan, which is worth keeping in mind when planning a trip here. If you do decide to visit Koyasan then I’d recommend a night in this temple. The service we received was very good. The food...More

Date of stay: April 2018
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful tranquil retreat from the hustle and bustle of Japan’s cities. A comfortable spacious room with shared bathroom. Quiet atmosphere ideal for winding down. Meals were wonderful - all vegan, lots of variety and plentiful. We felt it was a little expensive for what...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank NadiaCorp
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

We absolutely loved this place. The people are very kind and the food is delicous!! Our room was beautiful and had a great view. We were never cold, because they have heaters in every room (diningroom too). It was all very clean and the bathing...More

Date of stay: March 2018
1  Thank MrsLee2019
Reviewed January 22, 2018

what i liked about this place was the experience of living at a temple premise in a ryokan. the prayer service in the morning was also something new for us and although it was difficult waking up early , it was well worth the trouble....More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Christina K
Reviewed December 18, 2017

The accommodation and the food were excellent. The facilities, including the onsens are really well designed and comfortable. Nothing like the puritan existence that I had imagined would be part of a monk's living quarters! The vegan/vegetarian meals were filling and really yummy. They only...More

Date of stay: October 2017
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"Top rooms get the best views over the rooftops."
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"ask for gold room near ladies bathrooms...secure safe stay"
LouisPercival
May 22, 2017
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"Take Warm clothes and DO attend the morning prayers."
164lk
May 3, 2017
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"Ask whether your room locks, and consider the distance from the shared bathrooms."
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Apr. 23, 2017
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LOCATION
JapanKinkiWakayama PrefectureKoya-cho
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