Koyasan - Monuments in the woods

Scattered throughout the mountain top village of Koyasan and its surrounding forest are structures of epic proportions. 

Symbols of the dedication of the monks in the region, these structures cast brilliant colours through the trees as you catch a glimpse of them from a distance.  

Getting closer, you can't help but feel overwhelmed by their scale as they tower overhead.

Somehow, their immense presence seems to amplify the silence and stillness of the area, the tranquility that so many come here to seek out.