Kinkaku-ji

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Rokuon-ji
鹿苑寺
Kinkaku-ji the Golden Temple in Kyoto overlooking the lake - high rez.JPG
The shariden at Rokuon-ji,
commonly kent as the Gowden Pavilion (Kinkakuji")
Basic information
Location 1 Kinkakuji-chō, Kita-ku, Kyōto, Kyoto Prefectur[1]
Affiliation Zen, Rinzai sect, Shōkoku-ji schuil
Deity Kannon Bosatsu (Avalokiteśvara)
Kintra Japan
Wabsteid www.shokoku-ji.jp
Architectural description
Founder Ashikaga Yoshimitsu
Completit 1397

Kinkaku-ji (金閣寺, lit. "Temple o the Gowden Pavilion"), offeecially named Rokuon-ji (鹿苑寺, lit. "Deer Gairden Temple"), is a Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Tourist Facilities of Japan - Kinkaku-ji Temple Garden". Japan National Tourism Organization. Retrieved 2010-07-15. 
  2. "Kinkakuji Temple - 金阁寺, Kyoto, Japan". Oriental Architecture. Retrieved 2010-07-13. 

Coordinates: 35°02′22″N 135°43′46″E / 35.03944°N 135.72944°E / 35.03944; 135.72944