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Kinkaku-ji - Golden Pavilion
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Kinkaku-ji - Golden Pavilion

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Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Japan
Best of: Temple, Buddhism
Description:
Kinkaku-ji ("Temple of the Golden Pavilion"), officially named Rokuon-ji, is a Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan. It is one of the most popular buildings in Japan, attracting a large number of visitors annually. It is designated as a National Special Historic Site and a National Special Landscape, and it is one of 17 locations making up the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto which are World Heritage Sites.
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