Kinkaku-ji is a temple of the Rinzai Zen Sect Shokoku-ji party in Kita-ku, Kyoto-shi. An official name is generally called Rokuon-ji and good reliquary hall “Kinkaku” are famous in particular.
The mountain cottage Ashikaga Yoshimitsu did in 1397 was made a temple. Kinkaku is tanned by arson in 1950 in Three layers of pyramid shaped roof, and it’s reconstructed in 1955. It was registered with world-class cultural property based on “World Heritage Convention” as December, 1994 “cultural asset in ancient city Kyoto”.