Ginkakuji

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Ginkakuji
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The Ginkakuji, also known as the“ Silver Pavilion ”, is a Buddhist Zen temple in the Higashiyama area in northeastern Kyoto. The surrounding gardens from the Edo period were designated a special historical site in 1952, and UNESCO took the Ginkakuji together with others Buildings in 1994 in the World Heritage Site Historic Kyoto.

Overview

Address

2 Ginkakujicho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto (Map) (Directions)

Hours

8:30 - 17:00 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 8:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 8:30 - 17:00
Thursday 8:30 - 17:00
Friday 8:30 - 17:00
Saturday 8:30 - 17:00
Sunday 8:30 - 17:00
Holidays 8:30 - 17:00

Price

¥500

Phone Number

075-771-5725

Website

shokoku-ji.jp

General Amenities

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Designations

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

Access

30-minute walk from Demachiyanagi Station on the Keihan Railway

5-minute walk from City Bus Stop Ginkakuji-mae

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