Kinkaku-ji Temple (The Golden Pavilion)

[The golden silhouette reflected on the pond is a sight to behold]
Built in 1397, it is officially known as Rokuon-ji Temple. It was reconstructed after being burnt down by arson in 1950. Kinkakuji temple, reflecting its gorgeous appearance to a large pond is one of the most famous views in Kyoto. The gardens are designated as special historic spots in Japan. There is Yukatei-a tea-ceremony room which is famous for its hagi's chigaidana-asymmetrical shelves and alcove post made with sacred bamboos worth visiting, as well. 

[Admission Fee] Adults ¥400; Junior High and Elementary Schools ¥300
[Access] JR Kyoto Stn.→City bus to Kinkakuji-michi →A 3 min. walk
[Credit Card Payment] Not accepted
[Foreign Language Support] No

Information

Postal Code
603-8361
Address
1 Kinkakujichō, Kita-ku, Kyōto-shi, Kyōto
Tel
075-461-0013
Businesshours
9:00-17:00
Holiday
Open all-year round
Website
https://www.shokoku-ji.jp/en/kinkakuji/

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