Koyasan Guest house Kokuu

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About Kokuu

About Kokuu

Koyasan is historically regarded as one of the most sacred mountains in Japan.
In particular, it is a holy ground representing the Shingon sect of esoteric Buddhism, with a history dating back twelve hundred years.
Rich in history and culture, Koyasan is a very spiritual place for both Buddhists and non-Buddhists.
It is a very beautiful place, and is worth visiting whilst traveling in Japan.

We are proud to have opened the first guesthouse in Koyasan, allowing travelers and pilgrims from all over the world to visit this beautiful place at an affordable price.
An oasis of simple comfort, we created Koyasan Guesthouse Kokuu in a modern style that stays true to the essence of this sacred mountain.
We will be happy to recommend you the best places in Koyasan.
It is our goal to make your stay a most memorable and enjoyable experience.
We look forward to having you stay at our guesthouse in Koyasan.

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Staff

Ryochi Takai

Ryochi Takai

Brought up in Koyasan, he loves music and travelling. Djing in mainly Osaka under the name of Two Seven Clash and threw numerous parties called Do Ur Thing.
At one of those parties in 2010, his dream came true when Gilles Peterson accepted his invitation to DJ the event.
His grandfather, father, and brother are all Shingon Buddhist monks in Koyasan.
So he loves providing many special tips to all the travelers he welcomes to Koyasan Kokuu.

Yuri Takai

Yuri Takai

Brought up in Sakai,Osaka, she loves collecting pottery and flower arrangement and contemporary art.
Guests love eating her home-cooked meals, the bread she bakes from scratch, and her special vegan muffins.Her artistic sense helps add to the comfortable atmosphere at the guesthouse.