Kinkakuji (Temple of the Golden Pavilion) – Kyoto, Japan – Photo

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Golden Temple - Kyoto, Japan - Photo

It started as a palace for a retired Shogun but is now a Buddhist temple. Rebuilt after a monk set fire to it, Kinkakuji (Temple of the Golden Pavilion) may be the most photographed of all of the ancient sites of Kyoto.

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by Chris Christensen

I am the host of the Amateur Traveler. The Amateur Traveler is an online travel show that focuses primarily on travel destinations and what are the best places to travel to. It includes both a weekly audio podcast, a video podcast, and a blog.

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