The Golden Temple was really beautiful in person. There's a path that you walk around it and through some garden areas. There is a little courtyard with icecream, other snacks and bathrooms which is n...
Kinkaku-ji Temple (Golden Pavillion) - where to start! While staying in Kyoto this is an absolute must see and highly reccomended. Allthough it might be a bit crowded it is definitely worth a visit. ...
Kinkaku-ji temple is one of the landmark and icon of kyoto, Japan. What unique about this temple is the interesting architecture of the building and how it stands above the lake. The place is very quiet and the atmosphere is great here. I recommend to come here, amazing stuff. #wintergetaway
Kinkakuji is a Zen temple in northern Kyoto whose top two floors are completely covered in gold leaf. Formally known as Rokuonji, the temple was the retirement villa of the shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, and according to his will it became a Zen temple of the Rinzai sect after his death in 1408. Kinkakuji was the inspiration for the similarly named Ginkakuji (Silver Pavilion), built by Yoshimitsu's grandson, Ashikaga Yoshimasa, on the other side of the city a few decades later. #wintergetaway
Kinkaku-ji Temple is a Zen Buddhist Temple located near the Northern part of Kyoto, Japan. It's top two floors are covered in gold leaf. it is commonly know as the Golden Pavilion and is on if the most popular buildings in Japan. #merrychristmas
Kinkaku-ji or the Golden Pavillion. It is a Zen Buddhist temple in Nothern Kyoto whose covered with gold which it’s name was derived from. It is the most recognized image of Kyoto, Japan. Unfortunately it is not permitted to go inside the temple, but the view from the outside is already satisfying.
Kinkaku-ji is an ancient Japanese temple in Kyoto. Completed in 1397, it originally served as the villa of shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, but was later transformed into a Zen Buddhist temple. Originally named Rokuon-ji (literally "Deer Garden Temple"), it is also known as the Temple of the Golden Pavilion owing to the gold foil that the outside of the building is wrapped in. In addition to being a famous tourist attraction, Kinkaku-ji has also been designated as a National Treasure by the Japanese government and is a symbol of Kyoto.
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