Danjo Garan

Danjo Garan is one of the best places to travel in Ito-gun, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. Here're guides for attractions, hours, access, map, spots nearby, and photos of Danjo Garan posted by Japanese travelers in the know.[last modified: ]

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Turn The Depository Of The Scriptures, And Make The Grace Bigger

It's a depository of scriptures built by Bifukumon-in for her husband Emperor Toba, and it's now well known as a spiritual spot of grace. If you push it and go around one time, you can receive the grace as much as you read the scriptures! Don't forget to visit here in Koyasan.


Lightened 'Kompon Daito' A Symbol Of A World Heritage 'Koya-san'

Koya-san is a world heritage and the sacred place for Japan's esoteric Buddhism. Kompon Daito is a beautiful symbol as high as 50m. It stands in the site of Danjo Garan and lightened up at night. The silhouetted figure against the darkness was very impressive.◎The daytime was crowded with many people but we could enjoy the illumination without haste at night. It'll be good for you to stay at an accommodation of temple and walk around Koya-san at night.


Find Three Pine Needles Of A Pine Tree 'Sanko-no Matsu'!

Sanko-no Matsu' is a pine tree that is said to the reason that Kobodaishi had opened Koyasan. Ordinary pine leaf has two needles, but here sometimes has three needles, and If you can find the three-needle pine leaf, you can become lucky. This is a place you must visit in Koyasan.


50 Meters High! 'Kompon Daito' Is A Symbol Of Koyasan, A World Heritage

1000m above the sea level, Koyasan is one of the world heritages in Japan. 'Kompon Daito' is a symbolic pagoda of Koyasan. The vivid vermilion pagoda is as high as 50m, and I was very surprised at its size and beauty.◎Kompon Daito is a central place for training of Koyasan. And, the best place for taking pictures. To see the inside of Kompon Daito, you need an entrance fee for 200yen.