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Ekoin is on the bus line from the cable-car station, the closest bus stop is "Karukayadomae" which is 2 minutes walk to Ekoin. It's easy to walk to all the sights and just steps from the entrance to the Okunoin cemetery, because Ekoin is on main road and in central location of Koyasan.
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The Origin of Ekoin

Dosho, KoboDaishi's own disciple, built Ekoin almost 1200 years ago. "Eko" originally means "Transference of Merit."