Kinkakuji Temple

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Kinkakuji is widely known as the Golden Pavilion and is a three story Zen Buddhist temple in northern Kyoto. The temple originates from 1938 and is formerly known as Rokuonji.

Overview

Address

1 Kinkakujicho, Kita Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture (Map) (Directions)

Hours

9:00 - 17:00 Closed

Opening Hours

Monday 9:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 9:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 9:00 - 17:00
Thursday 9:00 - 17:00
Friday 9:00 - 17:00
Saturday 9:00 - 17:00
Sunday 9:00 - 17:00
Holidays 9:00 - 17:00

Price

¥400

Phone Number

075-461-0013

Website

shokoku-ji.jp

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