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You can only see Kiyomizudera from Sanjo Bridge if you get at just the right spot to see it between modern buildings.  Hiroshige's print also celebrated the colorful parade of visitors and city dwellers who crowded the thoroughfare.  It's still the place to see and be seen.  I was startled when these skateboarders rumbled through the traffic.
Copyright © 2007, Helen and Steve Rindsberg

You can only see Kiyomizudera from Sanjo Bridge if you get at just the right spot to see it between modern buildings. Hiroshige's print also celebrated the colorful parade of visitors and city dwellers who crowded the thoroughfare. It's still the place to see and be seen. I was startled when these skateboarders rumbled through the traffic.