East Asia Postcard Collection

 

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Kinkaku-Ji (A Golden Temple) - National Treasure - The temple had been a villa of a dictator Yoshimitsu Ashiraga [sic] (1358-1408) but this beautiful gorgeous golden three storied building was burnt out in 1950. In October, 1955 the temple was rebuilt modeling the original. The temple has also been called "Roku-en-Ji (Dear Garden Temple)."

Postmark Date

1961-06-06

Recipient

Reverend Mother R. Hill [San Diego, California]

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English, Japanese

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P:\Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\Asia\Japan-58B.jpg

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299 KB

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Keywords

Kyoto (Japan), Buddhist temples, Japanese gardens, Lakes & ponds

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