Tenryu-ji (天龍寺) is the head temple of the Tenryuji sect of Rinzai Zen Buddhism and was first established by shogun Ashikage Takauji in 1339 to honor Emperor Go-Daigo. Tenryu-ji achieved UNESCO recognition in 1994.
15 minute walk from Arashiyama train station and easily accessible from Kyoto station via city or municiple bus.
Kinkakuji is widely known as the Golden Pavilion and is a three story Zen Buddhist temple in northern Kyoto. The temple originates from 1938 and is formerly..