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Shrine to local Kami in Garan

This Shinto-style shrine stands in the heart of the Garan complex and reflects the importance of the traditions of worship dedicated to the "local"…see more

Back side of the Saito, in the Garan

Behind the Saito, or Western Stupa, is this lovely green lawn.see more

The Saito or Western Stupa in the Garan

This plain wood stupa adjacent to the larger Daito is known as the Western Stupa or Saito.see more

The Daito in the center of the Garan

Viewed from the south, this is the Great Stupa or Daito, with the Lecture Hall to the left.see more

The Miedo Hall in the Garan

The Miedo, meaning "Hall of the Honorable Portrait," houses an ancient portrait of Kukai, Koyasan's ninth century founder, said to have been painted…see more