"Kinkaku" Kinkaku-ji - Golden Pavilion Tip by bonio

Kinkaku-ji - Golden Pavilion, Kyoto: 87 reviews and 190 photos

  popular spot for a pic too!
by bonio

The Golden Pavillion, a truly stunning sight, set behind a lake amongst the trees. Also in an interesting park, predictably crowded though.

Address: 1 Kinkaku-ji-cho, Kita-ku, North Kyoto
Directions: We took a #59 bus from in front of the rail station.
Phone: +81 75-461-0013
Website: http://www.shokoku-ji.jp/k_about.html

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  • Written Mar 25, 2003
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