Japan 2017: Kinkaku-ji / The Golden Pavilion, Kyoto

Kinkaku is a shariden, a Buddhist Hall containing relics of Buddha. The pavilion is part of a temple that is formally named Rokuon-ji Temple but commonly called Kinkaku-ji Temple or Temple of the Golden Pavilion. Let me get it out of the way, it's not real gold but rather gold foil. We went here around…

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