Sightseeing in Kyoto

World Heritage Site Ginkakuji(Silver Pavilion)! represents Kyoto. Admire the beauty of the garden and the national treasure reflecting on the lake.

Table of contents for this article

1,Basic Information about Ginkaku-ji
2,Useful Information about Ginkaku-ji
3,Photo Gallery of Ginkaku-ji
4,Access Information to Ginkaku-ji

1,Basic Information about Ginkaku-ji

Name: Ginkakuji
Formal Name: Higashiyama Jisho-ji
Name in English: The Temple of the Silver Pavilion
Prefecture: Kyoto prefecture
Area: Kyoto city (Ginkakuji area)
Address: 2 Ginkakuji-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
Telephone Number: 075-771-5725
Admission Hours:

Summer: 3/1~11/30/8:30~17:00
Winter: 12/1~End of Feb./ 9:00~16:30
※Special admission hours is different from above, so please visit the official website.

Admission Fee:

Adults・High school/¥500
Elementary・Middle school/¥300
※Special visiting fees are different from above, so please visit their official website.
Parking: available(with toll)
Official Website: http://www.shokoku-ji.jp/g_about.html

2,Useful Information about Ginkaku-ji

Less than 10 minute walk from the station: ☓
Credit card: Not accepted
Accompanied by: Friends/ Family/ Date/ Alone
Staff who can speak foreign languages: unknown
free Wi-Fi: unknown
Estimated Visiting Time: 60 minutes ~
Recommended visiting months: May ~ July

3,Photo Gallery of Ginkaku-ji

Here are some photos that capture the beauty of Japanese national treasure, Ginkaku-ji, and the historical architecture and nature of the Higashiyama area of Kyoto.

Best season! Ginkaku-ji with full of fresh green

Ginkaku-ji reflects on the lake
The reflection of Ginkakuji on the lake in the garden is enchanting

the view of Higashiyama from the Ginkaku-ji
The view of Ginkakuji from the Higashiyama area

Ginkakuji's Beautiful Garden

Ginsyadan in the garden of Ginkaku-ji

Kogetsudai in the garden of Ginkaku-ji

Sengetsusen in the garden of Ginkaku-ji

the view of Ginkaku-ji from the sky
Bird's eye view of Ginkakuji

Beautiful colorful Autumn Leaves in Ginkaku-ji

 Autumn Leaves in Ginkaku-ji

the great scenery of Ginkaku-ji in Autumn
The contrast of the red autumn leaves and the Ginkaku-ji building is breathtaking.

Ginkakuji in Winter

Ginkaku-ji in snow in Winter
It is very rare scenery that Ginkakuji covered in snow during the winter.

4,Access Information to Ginkaku-ji /h2>

Address: 2 Ginkakuji-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
Phone Number :075-771-5725

(by Train)
●Keihan line "Demachiyanagi" station
10 minutes by taxi from the "Demachiyanagi" station
●JR Kyoto station
15 minutes by taxi from the Karasuma subway Line "Imadegawa" station

(by Bus)
5 minutes walk from the Kyoto Municipal Bus station "Ginkakujimae"
10 minute walk from the Kyoto Municipal Bus station "Ginkakuji-do"

※For more information about the Kyoto Municipal Busesclick here

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Date created:2016/07/08

Last update:2016/09/21

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