Kinkakuji Temple - Gold Pavilion

Kinkakuji Temple - Gold Pavilion Kyoto Japan

Stock #: 282810
Type: Postcard
Era: Continental Chrome
City: Kyoto
Country: Japan
PM State: Japan
Stamp: No stamp
Size: 4.25" x 5.75" (11 x 15 cm)

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Kinkakuji is the popular name of Rokuonji Temple. The pavilion was erected in 1397 by Ashikaga-no-Yoshimitsu as his retreat. After his death, it was converted into a monastery. The Gold Pavilion stands in a lovely garden at the foot of Kinugasa Hill. The shiny gold beautifully reflects on the pond