Kyoto, Japan — There are many jaw-dropping shrines and temples to see in Japan, but visiting Kinkaku-ji in Kyoto should be at the top of your list.

Formerly known as Rokuon-ji, the Zen Buddhist temple is covered in gold leaf, giving visitors a remarkable view and fantastic photo opportunity from across a large pond.

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Without further ado, here’s a collection of photos from The Orange Traveler:

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