Located northern Kyoto, Kinkaku-ji, or Temple of the Golden Pavilion, was the retirement villa of the shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu who, after his death in 1408, bequeathed it to the Rinzai sect of Zen Buddhism, at which time it became a temple UNESCO.

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Located northern Kyoto, Kinkaku-ji, or Temple of the Golden Pavilion, was the retirement villa of the shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu who, after his death in 1408, bequeathed it to the Rinzai sect of Zen Buddhism, at which time it became a temple UNESCO.

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