Ginkaku-ji Temple

“Big Beautiful Garden”

The main building for the Ginkaku-ji is not actually covered in silver, but it was supposed to be  (which is were it gets its name from: gin = silver).The garden is definitly that of a temple that was supposed to be a refection of Kinkaku-ji. The Japanese garden, supposedly designed by Sōami, the landscape artist.

The biggest difference is that this temple has a beautiful Zen garden that includes a small rock garden near the entrance.

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