Mount Koya 高野山, Kōya-san, Koyasan Town

From Osaka: Nankai Railway's ordinary express (kyuko) Koya Line trains depart from Osaka's Namba Station every half-hour or hour bound for Gokurakubashi, and the trip south takes about 1 hour and 40 minutes. From Gokuraku-bashi, take Koya-san Cable to Koya-san, 5 minutes. (Cost: ¥1,230 one-way, ¥760 extra for faster limited express).

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  • 2014-06-06 00:00:00+00:00
Buddhism and Shintoism First, a quick primer about religion in Japan. Most Japanese practice both Shintoism and Buddhism. Shintoism is the native religion and celebrates life, the many shrines are ...

Mount Yoshino 吉野山, Yoshino-yama Attraction

Mt Yoshino, Yoshinoyama, Yoshino, Yoshino District, Nara Prefecture 639-3115, Japan

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  • 2014-12-11 00:00:00+00:00
November 12. Nara - Mt. Yoshino It was our second time to avail of our free breakfast at the hotel where we stayed and as I was discussing with the husband our itinerary for the day when I noticed how the Japanese ate breakfast. I wonder if it’s common or a popular dish in Japan,…
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  • 2014-04-14 00:00:00+00:00
We took the train from Kyoto station (2 hour journey, one change) to Yoshino. This was on Kintetsu Railway, one of the private railways serving the Kansai region ...
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it took quite a few train rides and 2 and a half hours to get there from the shinosaka station (close to our hotel) but we finally got there, and started the long trek up ...

Mount Hiei 比叡山, Hiei-zan Attraction

Mt Hiei, Yaseakimotocho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 601-1252, Japan

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The area becomes very beautiful during autumn. Everywhere is filled with red and yellow leaves, makes the walk more enjoyable!
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  • 2013-05-26 00:00:00+00:00
This post is a continuation, of sorts, of my first climb of Kyoto's Mt. Hiei, painfully documented a year ago in “Yesterday's Hike: The Agony Where Bravado Yields, ...

Mount Rokkō 六甲山, Rokkō-san Attraction

Higashinada Ward, Kobe, Hyōgo 658-0000, Japan

Mount Rokko is close to the cities of Osaka and Kobe and to the hot springs of Arima Onsen. From the top of Mt. Rokko one has a panoramic view of Osaka Bay or the wonderful night view over the city of Kobe. In every season Mt. Rokko offers a spectacle of nature, along with places for dining and shopping.

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  • 2017-05-02 00:00:00+00:00
Reaching the summit ridge of Mt. Rokko from Hankyu Ashiyagawa Station should take about four to five hours for the average hiker.