Kinkakuji

Kinkakuji

This gold-leaf-covered temple is one of the most beautiful sights in Kyoto, nestled in the woods and reflected in the waters of its garden pond.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248443
Names
Deer Garden Temple
Golden Pavilion Temple
Kinkaku-ji
Kinkakuji
Rokuon-ji
Rokuonji
Coordinates
35.0395271° N, 135.7273061° E
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Styles

Location Map

Aerial view of Kinkakuji
Location map of Kinkakuji. Click image for a larger, interactive view.

Aerial View

Aerial view of Kinkakuji
Aerial view of Kinkakuji. Click image for a larger, interactive view.

Timeline

1393

Construction of Kinkakuji