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Reviewed lot of review and select here to experience "Shukubo" - temple stay overnight with dinner and breakfast. Young monks speak good English, you can understand well, room with modern toliet is spacious, (8+4 tatami) for 2 persons, it's heaven compared to tiny hotel room...More
After an involved journey from Kyoto by trains \ subway \ cable car \bus to the temple, we arrived at a wonderful temple for a one night stay - there was little English spoken by the monks, but we all manged to make ourselves understood....More
This is a very specific experience. Staying in a local temple (pilgrim house) run by monks, who can only speak elementary English seems somehow weird. The wooden building, room covered with tatami, traditional however fully equipped with modern toilet. Sleeping on futons. Traditional vegetarian dinner...More
The temple is quiet and modest but is perfectly in line with koyasan atmosphere. The room was a typical Japanese room and it was very clean.
The food is an acquired taste but if you like it is great!
The monks are kind and welcoming!...More
Very nice stay in a lovely room. The room was quite large and included a toilet. We slept very comfortably on the futons they set up for us. The heat worked well, which was nice since we stayed in December. Overall, the temple was very...More
Response from soniawasabi | Reviewed this property |
I did it through Japanican
If you have any troubles doing it please contact me again. There is a special association for Koyasans temples and they help getting one... but it is not so easy.
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"You can select a room with private toilet in the renovated part of the facility or a room without toilet."