About Mt. Koya
Mt. Koya or Koya-san is located in the northeastern part of Wakayama and is in Koya-Ryujin Quasi-National Park. Together with two other locations on the Kii Peninsula (Yoshino and Omine, and Kumano Sanzan), Mount Koya is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site under the group “Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range”.
It is most conveniently accessed from Osaka or Kyoto.
Stay at a temple to experience the special vegetarian food, and maybe meditation too