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The Strange Story of Kinkaku-ji and Ginkaku-ji: Part 1 Kinkakuji, Golden Pavilon, Kyoto image

Kinkaku-ji, also known as Rokuon-ji (its official, but much less popular name) or as the Temple of the Golden Pavilion (a literal translation of ‘Kinkaku-ji’), is probably among the most famous temples in Japan. If you’ve looked into Japan at all, you can probably recognise it by sight, if not by name.