Planning a trip to Kyoto Golden Week. Go to both Kinkaku-ji and Ginkaku-ji, I was told. See which one you prefer.
It’s no easy choice. I mean, the gold temple (Kinkaku-ji) is pretty:
Not to mention, popular:
Yet in spite of its clamour for attention, I think it slightly loses out in my affections to Ginkaku-ji (also known as the silver one). I loved the peaceful gardens and views across the city.
See what you think and let me know…