Monday, July 04, 2016
Kinkaku (The Golden Pavilion)
Date of visit: 04 July 2016
Kinkaku or known as The Golden Pavilion is a Buddhist hall containing relics of Buddha, part of a Rokuon-ji Temple in the Shokokuji School of Rinzai Sect.
Gold foil on lacquer covers the upper two levels and a shining phoenix stands on top of the shingled roof. It gives beautiful golden reflection on surrounding water.
Tickets: ¥400/adult, ¥300/child