Nagoya, Ise-Shima, and the Kii Peninsula Sights

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Danjo Garan (Sacred Precinct)

Danjo Garan (Sacred Precinct) Review

The most striking of Danjo Garan's outsize halls is the Kompon-daito (Great Stupa). This red pagoda with an interior of brightly colored beams contains five large seated gold Buddhas. Last rebuilt in 1937, the two-story structure has an unusual style and rich vermilion color. From Kongobu-ji, walk down the temple's main stairs and take the road to the right of the parking lot in front of you; in less than five minutes you will reach Danjo Garan itself.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 152 Koya-san, Koya-cho, Ito-gun, Wakayama-ken, 648 0211 | Map It
  • Cost: ¥200
  • Hours: Daily 8:30–5
  • Location: Koya-san
Updated: 09-20-2013

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