Also known as the Temple of the Golden Pavilion – for obvious reasons. The present pavilion is a modern one, dating from the 1950s, after the previous structure was burned down by a crazed monk. However, there has been a temple on the site since the 14th century AD.
An annual festival for three, five and seven year old children where they dress up in their finest and go to the shrine with their families.
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Electronics, maid cafes, anime, video games. What more could you want?
Some people just love to dress up.
At the height of the Japanese property bubble in the 1980s, it was said that the value of the land on which the Imperial Palace and Gardens stood was worth more than the whole of Australia.
Beautiful colours of turning leaves, together with the warm days and cool evenings, make autumn one of the best times to visit Japan.