Centuries-old Japanese cedar trees and 200,000 gravestones, statues, stupas, and stone toro lanterns line the 2km stone path leading to the mausoleum of Kobo Daishi. Photo: Corbis

Five reasons to visit Koya-san, Japan

Stay overnight in a temple, eat delicious vegan Japanese food, find your own piece of nirvana on Japan’s sacred mountain

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Centuries-old Japanese cedar trees and 200,000 gravestones, statues, stupas, and stone toro lanterns line the 2km stone path leading to the mausoleum of Kobo Daishi. Photo: Corbis
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