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Ginkaku-ji , officially named Jishō-ji , is a Zen temple in the Sakyo ward of Kyoto, Japan. It is one of the constructions that represents the Higashiyama Culture of the Muromachi period.


8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Entry Ticket:
Per Person: 500 yen

Opens on:
All Days

Other Information:
Type: Zen Temple
Function: Temple
Founded: 1490
Founder: Ashikaga Yoshimasa
Founding Priest: Musō Soseki
Attactions: Sand Garden, Togudo and Moss Garden

2 Ginkakujicho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan, 606-8402
Phone No.: +81 75-771-5725 23135,68 Fukakusa Yabunouchicho

Closest Local Transport:

How to Reach
By Train
Station: Mototanaka Station
Line: Eizan Dentetsu
Frequency: 12 min

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