The people-packed reality at Kyoto’s Kinkaku-ji is very different from the peaceful pictures posted on Instagram. Photo: Shutterstock
Mercedes Hutton
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The people-packed reality at Kyoto’s Kinkaku-ji is very different from the peaceful pictures posted on Instagram. Photo: Shutterstock
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