White Snake Pagoda at Kinkaku-ji in Kyoto, Japan - Encircle Photos

White Snake Pagoda at Kinkaku-ji in Kyoto, Japan

Encircling the Golden Pavilion is a footpath through a garden. In Japanese, the style is referred to as kaiyū-shiki-teien. The manicured greenspace features mature trees, a small waterfall, temple buildings and the White Snake Pagoda centered on an islet and surrounded by the pond of An-min-taku. The trail ends at the Sekkatei Teahouse. As you stroll along, you can imagine how tranquil this setting was before invaded by tourists.

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1 Kinkakuji-cho, Kita-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan

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