อินเทอร์เน็ต - ไร้สาย
อินเทอร์เน็ต - ไร้สาย
Eko-in, a Mt. Koya temple lodging that boasts of 1,000 years of history, provides Japanese-style guestrooms, a beautiful garden, and free Wi-Fi.
The tatami-floored guestrooms with shoji sliding doors feature comfortable futons, an LCD TV, and a safety deposit box. A communal bathroom is provided.
In the immediate vicinity, there are historic Buddhist temples such as Kongobu-ji Temple (10 minutes away on foot), as well as a beautiful surrounding area where guests can enjoy hiking.
It is just a 3 minute walk to the Ichinohashi entrance of the historic Okunoin. The temple lodging has a lounge with a computer corner.
Buddhist vegetarian cuisine is provided in guestrooms at the designated time.
Groups of 4 or more guests can enjoy meals in the Japanese-style dining room (chairs can be provided for requests in advance).
- This facility is a temple lodging. Please be aware that this is different from the standard hotel, ryokan, or guesthouse.
*Temple lodgings were originally accommodation facilities for Buddhist priests and practitioners, but they now also accept regular tourists.
A Buddhist temple is also located on site, so both staff and priests will offer hospitality to guests.
- Guests that reserve a plan that includes meals at this temple lodging can enjoy Buddhist vegetarian cuisine.
*Buddhist vegetarian cuisine follows Buddhist precepts and is prepared with vegetables, beans, and other plant derived ingredients.
- When staying at this temple lodging, guests can experience the following.
- Sutra Transcription: In your guestroom, use the writing brush and ink to transcribe Buddhist sutras.
*Free of charge. After making a reservation, please pick up the required tools from the office.
- Religious Service: Observe a ritual where a Buddhist priest chants sutras, etc.
*Every morning from 6:30. This time is subject to change during the winter.
- Ajikan Meditation: Meditate in a group while looking at the Sanskrit symbol for “A”.
*Every day from 16:30. Requires reservation in advance. Please participate in comfortable clothing.
*There are also pamphlets in English available for guests. English-speaking interpreters may also be arranged.
- Okunoin Night Tour: Take a night stroll through Okunoin, the holy ground of Mount Koya.
*Tours led by a guide require a fee.
The above experiences are current as of Aug. 17, 2017.
Provision of the experiences may be cancelled or experiences may not be available depending on the day.
And depending on the type of experience, advance notice or a fee may be required, so for those interested in the experiences, please make sure to contact the temple lodging in advance for details.
*Notice of Smoking Ban in All Guestrooms
All guestrooms will be non-smoking. Please ask lodging staff about smoking spaces.
Breakfast is provided at 7:30, and dinner is provided at 17:30.
For guests that book through this website, check-in will be available from 13:00.
Check-in is until 19:00; check-ins after 22:00 are not accepted. For late check-ins, dinner will not be provided.
Daily hours for the large communal baths are 16:00 - 22:00 and 6:00 - 9:00 only.
For guests with food allergies or dietary restrictions, please notify the facility in advance.
In the event there is a change in the number of staying guests, please inform the facility by noon on the day of check-in as it will affect dinner preparation.
As Mount Koya has steep hills and stairs, please bring only the bare minimum of luggage.
The mountain district of Mount Koya has a lower temperature than other regions, so please bring warm clothing.
Check out the video below to get a taste of the experience
Absolutely stunning place to stay. The monks are incredibly nice and informative. Getting there you might feel a little intimidated as you are visiting a lifestyle that the monks hold sacred. However, while feeling totally out of place to begin with you qu
Unique experience - temple accommodation just steps away from the Oku-no-in cemetery. Room was simple yet clean and cosy. Staff great and very friendly. Unique experience with vegan cuisine! Do not miss morning rituals, worth the early wake-up call.
My husband and I enjoyed learning about the culture of Koyasan during our temple stay. Bathing areas are shared, which is part of the unique experience. Highly recommend for those wanting to delve deeper into Japanese culture.
Very close to the cemetery in Koyasan. Wonderful temple accommodations that accommodate non-Japanese speakers.
Brilliant introfuction to Eko -in by english speaking monk. Our first experience of anything like this. The buildings and gardens are beautiful and very well kept. We learned how to meditate thanks to another english speaking monk. We will have to try i
One of our best experiences in Japan!
Ma stiamo scherzando? Questo è un monastero? I monasteri sono diversi,i monaci che ti circondano sono diversi.Questo è solo business e anche molto caro per quello che offrono, anche la visita notturna è una presa in giro. Sicuramente pulito e cibo accettab
One of the best experience in my life. I chose this temple for the amazing quality, buddhist experience, gluten-free food and high top service. For the first contact, they trend us as a important guesses. You will know more about buddhist, her practices an
Nice experience! Slept very well and really enjoyed the bath. The activities were really nice even though we couldn't do the cemetery tour due to rain! Recommended.
During my trip to Japan, my stay at Eko-in was one of the highlights. From check-in to well past check-out, the experience was unforgettable. The staff was friendly and spoke English very well. The itinerary for the activities was very clear too. Eko-in al
Did not use baths so cannot comment. Monks were excellent, spoke English very well. The temple is awesome, you could easily spend a day there exploring the gardens! We did the meditation and cemetery tour and highly recommend both, they were brilliant. Ver
Most memorable stay of out entire trip! This temple is absolutely wonderful. Our room had gorgeous view and the ground was also beautiful. We also thoroughly enjoyed the wonderful vegetarian food served in our room by young monk in training. Also, this tem
The monks are great, friendly and with good English - highly recommend night tour. We went to the morning service and fire ceremony too and it was well worth it. There are temples with fancier rooms and food out there, but for what we wanted and the pric
Nice temple stay experience with morning prayer service and goma (fire lighting) ceremony.
Room is overall clean and tidy. Services of the monks varies from monk to monk. Generally is nice and helpful
un amazing eperience!!
Very nice experience and very welcoming
Fantastic stay. The night walk is a must.
I would recommend anyone visiting Koya mountain to stay in a temple like this. Through the guest activities, the monks enabled us to gain a basic understanding of their Buddhism. Activities included meditation, morning worship ceremonies and evening walk o