Name: Kinkaku-ji Temple or Kinkakuji or Golden Pavilion or 金閣寺
City: Kyoto city, Japan
Location: 1 Kinkakujicho, Kita Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
Kinkakuji Temple is officially named as Wat Kuraki. The temple is near by Ginkaku-ji (The Silver Pavilion). Golden Pavilion is a hallmark of the temple. The Golden Pavilion was built in 1940. In the past, this was not a temple. Later, in 1397, the house was sold to Shogun Ashikaga. Until the Shogun died, it was transformed into a Zen temple by a son. But the current measurement is just a model from the old fire. The building has 3 layers of gold-plated gold leaf. There is a statue of Phoenix on the crest and a stream. This is the same shogun in the Iq quang sang cartoon. This temple has a gold-plated main building, standing in the middle of the water. Make a reflection with the ground water. It is a beautiful image becomes a symbol of Kyoto.
How to get there:
- Bus: Take bus No. 101 or 205 from Kyoto Station to Kinkaku-ji Michi Bus Stop.
- If it comes from other routes in the city. Buses No. 59 and Bus No. 12 can be reached to the Kinkaku-ji Mae bus stop.