The Japanese name of this temple is Kinkaku-ji, and is a zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto Japan. It's name means the Temple of the Golden Pavilion. In some cases it is also called Deer Garden Temple. The entire temple is coated in gold leaf, and the sheer beauty of the location brings many visitors to the temple grounds each year. It's cultural background and history leads it to be on of the most popular buildings in all of Japan.