Danjo Garan Sacred Temple Complex (Konpon Daito)


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The Danjo Garan Sacred Temple Complex can be described as the center of Koyasan, which was opened by Kukai (aka Kobo Daishi) as a place for secret training in Shingon esoteric Buddhism. Several temples are located inside the Danjo Garan, and the 49-meter tall Great Stupa is of an especially splendid and impressive scale.

152 Koyasan, Koya Town


Access Ride the Koya Rinkan Bus from Nankai Koyasan Station and get off at "Kondo-mae"
Access by Car From the Wakayama Interchange on the Hanwa Expressway towards Hashimoto, take Prefectural Road 139 and National Route 24, 480 towards Koya for approximately 46.7 km.

Name/address in local language

  • 壇上伽藍(根本大塔) Danjo Garan Sacred Temple Complex (Konpon Daito)
  • Address 伊都郡高野町高野山152 152 Koyasan, Koya Town
  • Name/address in local language
Contact Daito/The Great Stupa
Tel +81-(0)736-56-3215
Last updated: 2021-02-02

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