Golden Pavilion, Kinkaku-ji

Server Costs Fundraiser 2021

Please help us pay for the servers and web services required to operate our non-profit organization's website. Any donation helps, no matter how small: If every visitor were to give only $1 we would be fully funded within a day.

Donate Now

Illustration

James Blake Wiener
by
published on 19 May 2017
Send to Google Classroom:

The Golden Pavilion, Kinkaku-ji temple, Kyoto, Japan. The top two stories are gilded with gold leaf both outside and inside. Founded in 1397 CE, the Buddhist temple was destroyed by fire and rebuilt in 1955 CE.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

Cite This Work

APA Style

Wiener, J. B. (2017, May 19). Golden Pavilion, Kinkaku-ji. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6672/golden-pavilion-kinkaku-ji/

Chicago Style

Wiener, James Blake. "Golden Pavilion, Kinkaku-ji." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 19, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6672/golden-pavilion-kinkaku-ji/.

MLA Style

Wiener, James Blake. "Golden Pavilion, Kinkaku-ji." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 May 2017. Web. 29 Jul 2021.