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.

Facts & Stats on Kinkakuji

Names
Kinkakuji
Rokuonji
Deer Garden Temple
Golden Pavilion Temple
Kinkaku-ji
Rokuon-ji
IDs
318194 Go Historic
688 World Heritage Site
Address
1 Kinkaku-ji-cho
Kyoto, Japan
Dates
1393 constructed