Kinkakuji Golden Temple: Kyoto, Japan

Posted by on May 20, 2011 at 8:38 pm

The city of Kyoto is host to one of the most beautiful temples (at least on the outside) that I have ever visited.  It is called the Kinkakuji Temple, otherwise known as the Golden Temple.  It’s story begins in 1397 when the Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu acquired it as a country retreat.  He wanted to keep part […]