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Ward of Kyoto
Kinkaku, the Golden Pavilion of Rokuon-ji, is one of the most famous landmarks of Kita-ku.
Location of Kita-ku in Kyoto
|• Total||94.88 km2 (36.63 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||895 m (2,936 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||60 m (200 ft)|
(October 1, 2015)
|• Density||1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)|
Primary and secondary schools
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Temples and Landmarks
- Daitoku-ji a famous Rinzai sect temple.
- Kamigamo Shrine, one of the oldest shrines in Japan.
- Kinkaku-ji, the Golden Pavilion, one of Japan's most famous temples.
|Wikivoyage has a travel guide for North Kyoto.|
Media related to Kita-ku, Kyoto at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (in Japanese)
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