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  • Japan Tour – Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion) Kyoto

    kinkakuji castle kyoto from side

    Kinkakuji (金閣寺, golden Structure) could be a Zen sanctuary in northern kyoto whose main 2 stories arcompletely shrouded in gold foil. formallycalled Rokuonji, the sanctuary was the retirement manor of the dictatorAshikaga Yoshimitsu, and as indicated by his can it become a Zen sanctuary of the Rinzai organization once his passing in 1408. Kinkakuji was the motivation for the relatively named Ginkakuji (Silver Structure), worked by Yoshimitsu’s grandchild, Ashikaga Yoshimasa, on the otheraspect of the townone or two of decades later.  About […]