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Reading on Location: The Temple of the Golden Pavilion

Kinkakuji: The Temple of the Golden Pavilion In 1950, a troubled acolyte burned Kinkakuji (the Temple of the Golden Pavilion) to the ground. Then he tried to kill himself. Is it wrong to say that I would have liked to have been there, in Kyoto, for that first part? I visited Kinkakuji during the height […]

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