Kinkakuji Temple & Pine Tree

Japan Images: Golden Pavilion, Kyoto, Japan

The Golden Pavilion (Kinkakuji; 金閣寺) in Kyoto was created as a showcase for the wealth and power of a fourteenth century shogun. It was later converted to a temple and is one of Japan's most popular tourist destinations.

Kinkakuji Temple, Kyoto, Japan.
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Japan Images: Golden Pavilion (Kinkakuji), Kyoto, Japan