Book your holiday to Japan with Wendy Wu Tours
Partner Flies Free or 50% flights discount for Solos or Upgrade to Business Class one-way from £199.View Offer
Built in the 14th century as a residence for a retired shogun, Kinkakuji is one of Japan’s best known and most admired buildings. Turned into a Zen Temple on the shogun’s death, the temple became a place of peace and tranquillity in a quiet corner of Kyoto – its main hall covered in layers of gold leaf, its beauty captured in the rippling waters of a reflecting pool. Set in lovely gardens, the temple is unmissable in any season – be it snowy in the winter, amongst the cherry blossom or red and orange leaves in spring and autumn, or backed by lush greenery in the summer. Kinkakuji is one of the 17 sites and monuments that are UNESCO World Heritage-listed in Kyoto.
What better way to experience it than on a Wendy Wu tour?
13 days from £5,440ppFully Inclusive of Tour & Flights
11 days from £4,990ppFully Inclusive of Tour & Flights
13 days from £5,370ppFully Inclusive of Tour & Flights
The home of Japan's most famous garden, a display of perfect harmony and elegant simplicity.
Read our latest articles or travel inspiration, exciting news about our destinations and all things Wendy Wu Tours