Shokoku-ji (相国寺)

Shokoku-ji(相国寺) is a significant zen Buddhist temple north of the old Kyoto Imperial Palace. It is headquarters for a branch of zen Buddhism affiliated with many temples including Kinkaku-ji(金閣寺) and Ginkaku-ji(銀閣寺). The complex also houses an art museum called Jotenkaku Museum(承天閣美術館).