Snowy Mt.Koya in 2015

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We're arriving at deep mountain Koya

I love to visit Mt.Koya in winter because we can see tons snow at there,only 1 hour half away from Osaka by train.  Mt.Koya it said the spritual place,buddhists are coming to here for training.  

Jan and Feb must be snowing at there.  It's 4th times I come to Mt.Koya in winter. The snows were so murmuring in this year. Can't hold a ball for "snow ball fight" however we start snow ball fight when we srrived at Daimon! Hahaha,we're still loving kid's thing:)

There are so many temples and Okuno-In is main place to visit,then you know sometimes people want to nicer one at last. I'm like that especially in Mt.Koya as Okuno-In is beauty with sunset time!.

Snowy!!
..even there was no sunrise:P  Well,we stayed a few min at cafe because needed keep warm after playing snow ball fight! Our groves are already wet,my hood is getting freezing. We had cafe late with maki-art,so lovely:)

We left the cahe and walking to Kongobuji. Actuarlly this is the first time to see whole temple,Kongobuji for me as it was reconstruction last 3 years when I've been in here. However we skip enter there and walked around. At that moment we got much snowing! Too cold and snow come cover our face,cloth,camera...everything. But still beautiful:)  We just found the place for break. I think it appear becauese New Year's days. They supply free Omiki(saki for new year's day) and Kuzuyu(kudzu drink with ginger) at tent having stoves! How nice it is! We just put some coins from our pockets,had chairs at front of stove.

@ Gokurakubashi St.
Malay got wet his socks with his sneakers,sure who expected to visit such snowing mountain on his Japan trip! He hasitate to dry it at stove but no worries we do the same!     

It's 3:30pm already!! We must hurry up as the main temple Okuno-In will close at 4:30pm.  Okuno-In would be ok but under ground of Okuno-In,there is a holy place called lantern temple. However the bus which we must take gone before we reached bus stop. We tried to another bus stop as there must more bus comes from the station. but the next bus will be 4:13pm. We will take 20min by foots to get to Okuno-In from bus station. Oh well,we can just go there:)  It's being snowing like storm....

So beautiful view is on our sight.

Daimon
Many snow covered lantern and suddenly light turned on!! Amazing view... yeah,We came here right time:) After we had some warm at fire place,we start to walking middle of graves. Stanning beauty with lights,on the way we walk there are lantern along. I never seen such lovely viewing at Mt.Koya. Unfortunately under ground of Okuno-In was closed already but it's good,just good to come here at evening! We passed one bus then walked longer till next bus stop along this way longer. It's cold and little bit scary in dark as it's graves around us!  When we arrived bus stop,it's already dark night. 

Enjoyed whole day trip to Mt.Koya! It might tiring malay before he leave for U.K. but wishing it was nice memory in Japan:)

trippin_jen says:
Haha! That day will come!
Posted on: Jan 08, 2015
yasuyo says:
Hahaha,you're so infulence by snow,Jenny!! I think you need touch snow now:)
It'll be much fun we go to Mt.Koya in winter together!! I'm waiting you;)
Posted on: Jan 08, 2015
yasuyo says:
Hi Kimme,
Thank you for taking time for my blog.
I made a day trip from Osaka to Mt.Koya. It'll be more snowing in Feb...oh yes,I have a blog at there in Feb,you can check it as well:)
Posted on: Jan 08, 2015
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Were arriving at deep mountain Ko…
We're arriving at deep mountain K…
Snowy!!
Snowy!!
@ Gokurakubashi St.
@ Gokurakubashi St.
Daimon
Daimon
Daimon
Daimon
Daimon
Daimon
Me@Daimon
Me@Daimon
Malay @ Daimon
Malay @ Daimon
Old store
Old store
Quiet
Quiet
Malay
Malay
Malay keeping his selfie stick wit…
Malay keeping his selfie stick wi…
me selfie:)
me selfie:)
Malay and me selfie!
Malay and me selfie!
This place was soooo nice:
This place was soooo nice:
Malay ordered capptino
Malay ordered capptino
Its my cafe late
It's my cafe late
Malay and me selfie!
Malay and me selfie!
Kudzu drink with ginger! Yummy and…
Kudzu drink with ginger! Yummy an…
The place we can break:)
The place we can break:)
Me with a selfie stick!
Me with a selfie stick!
Dark night!
Dark night!
Beautiful lantern with lights!
Beautiful lantern with lights!
Okuno-In,no pictures from this bri…
Okuno-In,no pictures from this br…
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