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"Kinkakuji temple" Kinkaku-ji - Golden Pavilion Tip by bennieofzo

Kinkaku-ji - Golden Pavilion, Kyoto: 85 reviews and 184 photos

  Kinkakuji - The golden paviljon
by bennieofzo

The Kinkakuji temple or golden paviljon is a replica of the 14th century building that was burned in 1950 by a monk who could not whithstand the beauty of it. It was rebuilt in 1955. The garden surrouding the temple is also very beautiful.
Open: oct-march 09:00-17:00
april-sept 09:00-16:30

Address: Kinkakuji-cho, Kita-ku
Directions: Bus 59 to Kinkakuji-mae, Bus 204 and 205 to Kinkakuji-michi.
Phone: +81 75-461-0013

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 28, 2004
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