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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