Ginkakuji ,Japanese Beauty
The Ginkaku-ji It’s one of the main reasons why it should visit kyoto and its surroundings.
East beautiful temple located on top of a beautiful lake in the purest Japanese style in which it is reflected, it is one of the great wonders that the city offers us.
Build in 1482 by a Shogun of the time, in its origins it exercised a kind of second home for the “hierarch”. After his death it became a temple.
In addition to the main building, The enclosure is a delight with plants and flowers adorning the whole garden, lakes, grass, sources rocks and during our stay until snow also became accomplices of the grandeur of the temple.
no wonder that this shrine It is one of the most visited points in Kyoto, so it is convenient to go early or late to avoid crowds. A good time is midday during meal time.
A sand mountain welcomes all the curious who walk through the grounds of Ginkakuji, with the particularity that these mountains of grayish fine sand is molded and raked with different shapes to the purest style Zen bordering on an ideal almost total harmony in a route through Japan.
The entrance to this essential place does not reach the 6 euros more than affordable price for what awaits us after the entrance.
How to get
The best way is to take the bus no. 5 and get off at the stop Ginkakuji-Michi located a few meters from the entrance of the temple.
If you want to enjoy the most harmonic japanese beauty and visit one of those points where peace and nature surround the environment, then the best thing is to go to the Ginkakuji, an ancient work of art that does not go out of style…