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Explore the Kinkakuji Temple

Walk around the Kinkakuji Temple and see one of Kyoto's most famous attractions. This temple was originally built in 1397 as a residence for shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu. The structure was completely covered in gold leaf, earning it the name Golden Pavilion.

Duration: 5 Minutes

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