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Kyoto's Kinkaku-ji to raise admission fees for 1st time in 30 years

KYOTO, Jan 07 (NHK) - The famed golden temple of Kinkaku-ji in Japan's ancient capital of Kyoto is raising its admission fees for the first time in 30 years.

The UNESCO World Heritage site plans to increase its general admission fee by 100 yen to 500 yen, or about 3.7 dollars, from April. Entrance for elementary and junior high school students will remain unchanged at 300 yen, and preschool children will continue to be admitted free.

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