Kinkakuji

Kinkakuji

Kinkakuji

Kinkakuji (金閣寺 Golden Pavilion) is a Zen temple formally known as Rokuonji(鹿苑寺). It was built in 1397 as a retirement place for Shogun Yoshimitsu Ashikaga (足利義満), and was converted into a Zen temple after Yoshimitsu’s death in 1408.

 

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