Kinkaku-ji Garden: Virtual Reality Design Art

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Kinkakuji is a Zen temple in northern Kyoto, Japan, whose top two floors are completely covered in gold leaf.

It is one of the most popular buildings in Kyoto, attracting many visitors annually.

Kinkakuji was the inspiration for this virtual garden landscape design.

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Watch Here

Visit Here

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(you will need a Second Life account and its 3D viewer)
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  • This virtual simulation will revive old memories if you visited the temple before.
  • It is very relaxing, don’t be hesitant to get away from the main pathways.
  • Nature and humans in a perfectly synchronized atmosphere.
  • Satisfying little sitting spots to exercise your zen state.
  • Secret hidden location for the genuine explorers.
  • The water looks like it stopped in time, between a pond and a river flow, but never accomplishes either.
  • Although the simulation is sprinkled with thematic assets, there remain some blank areas throughout.
  • The music was not in theme during my visit.
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Music:

Late Night Train — Vans in Japan

Four More Weeks — Vans in Japan

Buckeye Bonzai — Vans in Japan

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Originally published at https://www.designyourworld.space on October 19, 2020.

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