Hotels in Koya, Japan

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Koya overview

Koya is a relaxing place distinct for its gardens and known for its temples and historical sites. You'll enjoy the ample dining choices. Visitors can plan a fun excursion to Mt. Gomadanzan and Ryujin Onsen. A stop at places like Okunoin and Okunoin Temple will create some memories. Whatever you're into, Koya has something for you.

Where to stay in Koya

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Koya has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Koya with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Koya hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Koya hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Koya

Fly in to Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.), 25.8 mi (41.5 km) from downtown Koya. Gokurakubashi station is the closest train station.

What to see around Koya

Fun activities like tours and pampering at the spa are on hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • Mt. Gomadanzan
  • • Ryujin Onsen
If you're interested in historical sites or temples, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Okunoin Temple
  • • Tōrō-dō
  • • Karukayado Temple
  • • Kongōbu-ji
  • • Dai-tō
It's recognized for its mountain views, and top places for nature lovers include:
  • • Mount Koyasan
  • • Mt. Kongo
  • • Mt. Inunaki
  • • Hachikyogagake
  • • Mt. Misen
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Okunoin
  • • Mimyo-no-hashi
  • • Miroku-ishi
  • • Kūkai Mausoleum
  • • Koyasan Reihokan

When to visit Koya

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 61°F day, 35°F night
  • April-June: 83°F day, 47°F night
  • July-September: 90°F day, 64°F night
  • October-December: 76°F day, 39°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 0.35 inches
  • April-June: 0.51 inches
  • July-September: 0.63 inches
  • October-December: 0.43 inches