Where in the World (328)

It was a simple matter to place the temple in the distorted photograph in the Far East and, more precisely, Japan. The building was identified by several readers as Kinkaku-ji (literally “Temple of the Golden Pavilion”), a Buddhist temple which can be found in the Japanese city of Kyoto.

Kyoto, Japan

Congratulations then to some one from Cross Country Tours (@NileMajesty), Atul (@pixodentist), Janette (@GlobalGrapevine), Todd (@toddunctious), Beverley (@bevsackville), Jackie (@jackiesjourneys), Tim (@timofnewbury), and Dave (@travelling_dave) who all identified the city correctly as Kyoto.

As this is the last “Where in the World…” before Christmas I would like to wish all my readers and those who take part in this quiz a very Happy Christmas.

Recognise these two? They are the biggest clue to identifying this week’s city. Identify the gentlemen represented by the two statues and you should easily be able to identify the city.


As usual, you can leave your answers in the comments below or on my Twitter feed (@lethers) with the hashtag #WITW328. If you are on Twitter then you can Direct Message me with the answer which will be hidden from other readers. Alternatively, email me with the answer here.

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