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Okunoin Cemetery Night Tour

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Child (less than 12 years old) Free

*Those who stay at Renge-in & Sainan-in cannot attend the Okunoin cemetery night tour, thank you for your understanding.

Tour Overview

Okunoin graveyard is the place where Kukai still remains alive to this day.

Let’s visit “Kobo Daishi aka Kukai” in Okunoin graveyard between early dinner and bedtime.


Monks or a chief of a tepmle office who have license to guide in English take you an enjoyable tour.


Things we talk about

・Kobo Daishi (aka Kukai) : The founder of Koyasan

・Legends (funny and scary stories in the cemetery)

・Daily life of monks

・History of Koyasan


・Teachings of Shingon Esoteric Buddhism


If we are lucky, we can see some flying squirrels, big frogs and fireflies.

When you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask.

Departure Date

Depart Daily 

*Rainy weather cause the tours to be cancelled.

Tour price

【Reservation & Payment Online】

◆Adult 1,800 yen (over 12 years old)  Child free

(Online reservation is accepted until 18:40 on the day of the tour)


【Cash payment on the day】

◆Adult 2,000 yen (over 12 years old)  Child free


※ If the tour is canceled due to bad weather, we will refund the fee in full. (0% refund fee)

※ Please feel free to contact us from inquiry form for cancellation up to the previous day. (0% refund fee)

※ In case of cancellation on the day we will not refund. (100% refund fee)

※ If the number of participants reaches the capacity, those who do not have a reservation may not be able to participate in the tour.

Tour meeting place & roll-call

EKOIN : 19:00



Finishing point

Finishing point: Okunoin Gokusho

Finishing time: 20:30

Minimum number of people for departure

1 person



ScheduleOkunoin Night Tour

Starting point: EKOIN
Meeting time : 19:00 – 19:15

Finishing point: Okunoin Gokusho
Finishing time: 20:30