14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A woman sweeps away leaves in front of the Golden Pavilion.
Kinkaku-ji, the Golden Pavilion of Kyoto, is almost unbelievably opulent. It can be easy to forget that this vision of utter perfection and luxury is created by humble hard work.
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