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Kinkaku-ji Temple, Japan

Five Amazing Places Of Worship

Kinkaku-ji, Kyoto’s beautiful golden temple, was built in 1397 and bears a long, turbulent past as it has been burned down three times since its original construction. The last such occurrence transpired in 1950 when a schizophrenic monk torched the place after hearing voices, thus destroying the intricately decorated gold leaf temple. A painstaking restoration commenced afterward and required workers’ arduous reapplication of all the gold leaves, which comprised 200,000 individual gold…

Five Amazing Places Of Worship

Senso-ji Temple in Tokyo, Japan

Senso-ji Temple in Tokyo, Japan

Kinkaku-ji, Templo del pabellón de Oro, #Japon

Kinkaku-ji or Golden Pavillion in Kyoto, Japan. June 2008 Trip to Japan with Andrew.

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An aerial view of Hōryū-ji temple complex showing the early 7th century pagoda and the extensive tree gardens surrounding the complex.

An aerial view of Hōryū-ji temple complex showing the early century pagoda and the extensive tree gardens surrounding the complex.

√    One of the Famous temple in Tokyo,"Ikegami HonmonJi.  Scene of Autumn Leave's

√ One of the Famous temple in Tokyo,"Ikegami HonmonJi.

Kinkaku-ji temple (金閣時), Kyoto, Japan  eBook on the Golden Pavilion Temple: http://www.japanesegardens.jp/gardens/famous/000002.php

Kinkaku-ji temple (金閣時), Kyoto, Japan eBook on the Golden Pavilion Temple…

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