KINKAKU-JI GARDEN AND TEMPLE
The Kinkaku-ji Garden in Kyoto is centered around the Golden Pavilion, a most extraordinary building covered with sheets of pure gold, both inside and outside.
The pavilion is part of the Rokuon-ji zen buddhist temple complex.
Kinkaku-ji is a pond garden designed for strolling.
The garden is listed as a National Special Historic Site and Special Place of Scenic Beauty, and its Golden Pavilion makes it a very popular attraction.
The garden was created around 1400.
|Stone steps, Japanese lantern|
|Temple and stone boat|
|Golden Pavilion on the pond|
|Golden Pavilion, closer view|
|Golden pavilion, different angle|
|The Golden Pavilion Temple history|
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