Walking Guide

The ancient pilgrimage routes in Koyasan such as Koyasan’s Choishi Stupa Route, Koya Sanzan Route and Women Pilgrims Route have been well maintained all the way up to the present-day. These routes was added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List in July 2004, as the ‘Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountains Range.‘ Enjoy a pleasant outdoor experience for pilgrims and hikers.

Koyasan's Choishi Stupa Route

Koya Sanzan Route &
Women Pilgrims Route

Audio Guide

  • Rental officesThe Koyasan Shukubo Association
    at the Chuo and Ichi-no-hashi
    TEL 0736-56-2616

    Hours of operation8:30 am - 4:30 pm

    (only one audio guide per person, please.)

    Hours of usage8:30 am - 4:30 pm.
    Please return the audio guide immediately after use to the return location. Persons staying the night may return the audio guide the morning of next day.

Guided tour

Koyasan Interpreter Guide Club provides the experienced guided tour of Koyasan in English. One of Japan’s most sacred sites, the peace and tranquility of this mysterious mountain retreat is a world away from bustling modern Japan. Take a tour with us and discover the secrets and stories of Koyasan, a wealth of information you won’t find in any guidebook. For more information,

Sponsors :
Wakayama Tourism Federation/Koya Town/Kongobuji Temple
Koyasan Tourist Association


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