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About Kinkakujicho, Kyoto

Kinkaku-ji (金閣寺, literally "Temple of the Golden Pavilion"), officially named Rokuon-ji (鹿苑寺, literally "Deer Garden Temple"), 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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Check out detailed information of Kinkakujicho which resides in the Kyoto. Kinkakujicho is often skipped on the visit, owing to the plethora of other prime attractions of Kyoto.

Kyoto is brimful with interesting attractions like Fushimi Inari-taisha, Kinkaku-ji, Kiyomizu-dera, Nijo Castle and Gion District. You can also check out the whole list of things to do in Kyoto.

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Address: Kinkakujicho, Kita Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 603-8361, Japan

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Kyoto Morning Tour: Kyoto Imperial Palace, Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle
View Deal Kyoto Morning Tour: Kyoto Imperial Palace, Golden ... 180 Reviews | Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes From USD 55.61/person

Soak up temple and palace sights on this half-day guided city tour, great for those who want to see Kyoto’s top attractions in a short time. Travel by coach in the morning and visit UNESCO-listed Nijo Castle and the gold-covered Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion) with an informative guide. Then wander through the Kyoto Imperial Palace — home to the emperor until 1868 — and see how royalty lived.

Nara Afternoon Tour of Todaiji Temple, Deer Park and Kasuga Shrine from Kyoto
View Deal Nara Afternoon Tour of Todaiji Temple, Deer Park a... 166 Reviews | Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes From USD 64.3/person

Venture to Nara from Kyoto for the afternoon. Due to its past as the first permanent capital of Japan, Nara remains full of historic treasures, including some of Japan's oldest Buddhist temples. Accompanied by your local guide, you'll visit the Todaiji Temple to see Japan's largest Buddha, Deer Park - home to hundreds of freely roaming deer, and Kasuga Shrine - Nara's most celebrated shrine.

Kyoto Afternoon Tour: Heian Shrine, Sanjusangendo, Kiyomizu Temple
View Deal Kyoto Afternoon Tour: Heian Shrine, Sanjusangendo,... 70 Reviews | Duration: 4 hours From USD 51.54/person

Immerse yourself in the beauty and history of Kyoto on an afternoon guided tour through the former capitol’s vibrant shrines and temples. Admire the alluring green and red Heian Shrine. Stroll Sanjusangendo Hall with its 1,001 Kannon statues and the Kiyomizu Temple where you’ll enjoy sweeping city views from the large terrace. All entry fees are included.

Kyoto City Tour: Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle, Kyoto Imperial Palace and Handicraft Center
View Deal Kyoto City Tour: Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle, Kyo... 18 Reviews | Duration: 6 to 7 hours From USD 94.53/person

Enjoy the sights of Kyoto on a sightseeing tour to Nijo Castle, Kinkaku-ji Temple (Golden Pavilion), Kyoto Imperial Palace and the Kyoto Handicraft Center. You'll learn about Kyoto’s rich history and culture from your guide as you take in some of the city’s favorite landmarks, then get a hands-on experience of traditional Japanese crafts during a workshop with a professional craftsman at Kyoto Handicraft Center. Your tour includes an expert guide, lunch, transportation, and hotel pickup at selected hotels in central Kyoto.

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