Kinkaku is part of Rokuonji Temple, which is the traditional architecture of Japan.
The most impressive design of Kinkaku is a wall, which is made of gold.?Kinkaku was set on fire in 1950, and the criminal was a monk who lived in Kinkaku surprisingly.Current building was rebuilt in 1955, and it cost 740 million Yen at that time.The amount of gold is about 20 kg.
You can see real-time flash movie of Kinkaku.
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