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Kinkakuji

Japan has many iconic tourist destinations, one of which is the golden temple which has the official name Kinkakuji Temple in Kyoto. From the name alone, Toppers can tell that this temple is plated with gold both on the inside and outside of the building. Set amidst pristine nature, this Japanese tourist attraction that has been around since 1397 stands majestic and beautiful with its golden shimmer. Known as the Temple of the Golden Pavilion, Kinkakuji is a stunning temple located in the heart of Kyoto, although officially named Rokuon-ji, This Zen Buddhist temple is one of the most famous buildings in all of Japan. tourists every year to see its golden pavilion and in this article, we will review why it is so popular and more! Completed in 1397, Kinkakuji was originally owned by the all-powerful statesman Saionji Kintsune, who was later purchased by the shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu and transformed into the Kinkakuji we know today. In 1408, after Ashikaga Yoshimitsu's death, Kinkakuji became the Rinzai Zen Temple Sect in honor of his will. Although the land of Kinkakuji held many other buildings, they were all burned down during the Onin War. descended by a novice monk, although the pavilion was rebuilt in 1955. The pavilion itself is three stories high and rebuilt to match the original as much as possible. Throughout the years, it has been renovated and added gold leaf wrapping, and the roof was restored in 2003. #oldarchitecture#historicculture#naturalwonders#culturalattractions#lakes
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