Kongobuji Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is the head temple of the Koyasan Shingon Buddhism sect and is on Mount Koya in Wakayama Prefecture. Kongobuji mean 'Temple of diamond mountain'. Kongobuji Temple features Japan's largest rock garden which covers 2340 square metres. Kongobuji Temple was first constructed in 1593 by Toyotomi Hideyoshi and then rebuilt in 1861. Kongobuji Temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and forms part of the 'Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range' listing.
, Wakayama Prefecture.
KONGOBUJI TEMPLE MAP
Kongobuji Temple is indicated by the red marker.
For a larger version of this map see: Kongobuji Temple Map
Author: Craig Fryer