Kinkaku-ji

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Rokuon-ji
鹿苑寺
Kinkakuji 2004-09-21.jpg
The shariden at Rokuon-ji,
commonly kent as the Gowden Pavilion (Kinkaku)
Information
Moontain name Hokuzan
Denomination Zen, Rinzai sect, Shōkoku-ji schuil
Veneratit Kannon Bosatsu (Avalokiteśvara)
Foondit 1397
People
Foonder(s) Ashikaga Yoshimitsu
Foondin priest Musō Soseki
Location
Address 1 Kinkakuji-chō, Kita-ku, Kyōto, Kyoto Prefectur [1]
Kintra Japan
Wabsteid http://www.shokoku-ji.jp/k_about.html#

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