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1@A tower or a palace. For example, tenshukaku Vt is the keep or dungeon of a castle. See *tenshu V.

2@A 2-storied structure in a garden. Something that is more splendid and elegant than an arbor or a simple pavilion.

3@An exquisitely refined building, often associated with serving powdered green tea matcha , and enjoying a display of art treasures, as for example, tea bowls *chawan q. Examples of such buildings include: the Golden Pavilion, Kinkaku t at Rokuonji (originally built 1397, burned by arsonist in 1950 and rebuilt in 1955) ; the Silver Pavilion, Ginkaku t at Jishouji Ǝ (1489) ; and the multistoried *Hiunkaku _t at Nishihonganji {莛 (early 17c), all in Kyoto.
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Jishouji Ginkaku Ǝt (Kyoto)
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Rokuonji Kinkaku t (Kyoto)

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