Ginkakuji

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Japanese script: 銀閣寺(慈照寺)
Area: Kyoto
Access: 2.3 km from Demachiyanagi Station Keihan Main Line (KH42)
2.6 km from Jingū-Marutamachi Station Keihan Main Line (KH41)
3.1 km from Sanjō Station Keihan Main Line (KH40)
Address: 2 Gingakuji-machi, Sakyō-ku, Kyoto [map]
Website: http://www.shokoku-ji.jp/top.php

A famous temple in the Higashiyama area of Kyoto at the start of the Philosopher’s Path. Admission is 500 yen for adults.