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Enhance your visit to the UNESCO-listed Silver Pavilion—Ginkaku-ji Temple by discovering its history and top features with a guide. You’ll learn about its link to Higashiyama culture, and the life of the art-obsessed shogun who lived there. It’s a great way to find out more Japan’s ancient traditions, including the tea ceremony, flower arrangement, Noh theater, and poetry.
Explore a UNESCO World Heritage Site—Ginkaku-ji Temple
No language barriers—an English-speaking guide will accompany you
A guided tour means you’ll learn about the history of the Silver Pavilion
Find out about Higashiyama culture and Japanese traditions
Our guide Kaeko was a delight and so generous with her time and knowledge. The gardens of the Silver Pavillion are a must see. The peace and tranquility that was generated as we meandered our way through was a a very pleasant respite from the hectic nature of touring