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Kongobu-ji 金剛峯寺

Kongobu-ji

Koyasan Koya Town Ito County, Wakayama Prefecture [MAP 3-B]

Koyasan Koya Town Ito County, Wakayama Prefecture.

This is a mountain top temple that has a unique style of Garan arrangement kept from its foundation in 816, and has been worshiped as the principal stage for the Shingon Sect of esoteric Buddhism. Kongobu-ji includes Garan Area, Okuno-in Area, Daimon Area, Kongosammai-in Area, Tokugawake Reidai Area and Honzan Area.


Jison-in , Niukanshofu-jinja , Niutsuhime-jinja


Introduction to the propertiess


Wakayama Prefecture The World Heritage Registration Association
(Wakayama Prefecture Planning Department Planning Bureau Regional Development Division Branch Office)
100-1 Hongu Hongu Town Tanabe City, Wakayama Prefecture, 647-1731