Koyasan is a sacred mountain-top temple complex in Wakayama prefecture comprising 117 temples. It is here that Kobo-Daishi, a great Japanese monk, founded Shingon Esoteric Buddhism roughly 1200 years ago. Today, the mountain retreat attracts large numbers of visitors from all around the world. Wandering from temple to temple provides an unforgettable experience and gives an insight into the traditions of Japan. Don’t miss out on a visit to this truly mystical town.