Kinkaku-ji is the most well-known temple in Japan. Located in northwestern Kyoto on Japan’s main island of Honshu, Kinkaku-ji Temple is considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a landmark of exceeding cultural and historical value. It is one of the most visited sites in Kyoto, both by international tourists and by the Japanese people.
What makes the Golden Pavilion of Kinkaku-ji so special, and why should you consider a visit on your next trip to Japan? Check out this handy travel guide, and learn all you need to know about this golden gem of Kyoto.