Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Kinkaku-Ji Temple in Kyoto

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This is the famous temple, Kinkaku-Ji Temple in Kyoto. Kyoto is the historical and popular sight-seeing city.
Kinkaku-ji (金閣寺 Temple of the Golden Pavilion), also known as Rokuon-ji (鹿苑寺 Deer Garden Temple), is a Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan. The garden complex is an excellent example of Muromachi period garden design.It is designated as a National Special Historic Site and a National Special Landscape, and it is one of 17 locations comprising the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto World Heritage Site.


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