Buddhist temple

Skip the hotel and spend the night in a Buddhist temple in Koyasan, Japan

About 80 minutes south of Osaka on the Nankai Koya express train is Koyasan, a place considered one of Japan’s holiest sites. With 117 Shingon Buddhist temples, the mountainous region was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2004. As if that were not enough, 52 of the temples allow visitors to stay overnight. […]