Kinkaku-ji (the Temple of the Golden Pavilion) in Kyoto

A few somewhat old pics of the Kinkaku-ji, also known as the Temple of the Golden Pavilion, in Kyoto, Japan.

Fun fact: while it’s world-famous (and a UNESCO World Heritage site), did you know that it’s not its real name?

It’s actually called Rokuon-ji (that is, the Deer Garden Temple).


Kinkaku-ji, the Temple of the Golden Pavilion.



And as a bonus, here is what the entrance ticket looks like:




About David Billa

David was born and raised in the French South West. After a few years in the US and a few more in Paris, he finally settled down in Japan. He blogs here about his various experiences and travels, with an emphasis on his home country, France.

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