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Koya-san is bewitching, with its cedars exuding their heady perfume, the serenity of a hundred monasteries, the prayers sent up by a thousand Buddhist monks, and its backdrop of densely wooded mountains. This isolated little town remains a major pilgrim destination. However, change is afoot, bringing in its wake sake bars, karaoke clubs and butcher shops, sacrilegious in Buddhist lands. Koya-san's tradition of meditation continues in its remarkable temples (Danjo Garan, Kongobu-ji), necropolis and museum, where 12 centuries of highly spiritual exhibits compete for space.

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