Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Kinkaku-ji, Kyoto, Japan

I already had postcards of Kinkaku-ji, and while it's still a very beautiful postcard, I have to confess I was more excited to receive one of these Moomin stamps. :P

Kinkaku-ji (lit. "Temple of the Golden Pavilion"), officially named Rokuon-ji, is a Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan. It is one of the most popular buildings in Japan, attracting a large number of visitors annually. It is designated as a National Special Historic Site and a National Special Landscape, and it is one of 17 locations comprising the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto World Heritage Site.

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