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.
The quintessence of Zen.