Kinkakuji Temple is evidence to Kyoto’s status as Japan’s most important historical and cultural city, and it is one of the seventeen temples that are registered in UNESCO’s list of world cultural heritage sites. Kinkakuji was constructed in the 1390s as a retirement villa for Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu and features a three-story pavilion covered in gold leaf with a roof topped by a bronze phoenix. It became a Zen Buddhist temple in the early 15th century. Your guide will give you all the in-depth knowledge of the temple, share some Zen Buddhist impossible questions, and allow you plenty of time for capturing photographs.
** Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
Activity Price: $ USD