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    550 Koyasan, Koya, Ito District, Wakayama Prefecture 648-0211, Japan
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The mausoleum of Kūkai, surrounded by an immense graveyard (the largest in Japan)

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Koyasan Cemetery Blog Post

Okunoin Cemetery in Koyasan, Japan is the largest burial site in the country. Photos and story about our visit to the Koyasan cemetery in 2014.
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Koyasan Okunoin Reviews - Koya-cho, Ito-gun Attractions - TripAdvisor

Koyasan Okunoin, Koya-cho: See 237 reviews, articles, and 306 photos of Koyasan Okunoin, ranked No.1 on TripAdvisor among 20 attractions in Koya-cho.

Uomo Nuovo: Koyasan: Okunoin Cemetery

Koyasan is regarded as one of the most sacred places in Japan, if not the most sacred; and it is certainly counted among the most sacred places on the planet. The most revered place in Koyasan is Okunoin Cemetery, and the tomb of the founder of Shingon Buddhism, located at the end of a two-kilometer walk, is the "holy of holies."