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Arashiyama: Sakura & Togetsu-kyo

A beautiful, spring day with Aki in Arashiyama... Great memories.

 

The Togetsu-kyo, or Moon-Crossing Bridge, is a famous bridge in the scenic Arashiyama area of Western Kyoto. In the spring, one can see a beautiful array of sakura along the banks of the Katsura River on the left, or above the bridge in the mountains along the Hozu-gawa. The bridge and banks of the river become very crowded this time of year as it is a popular place for hanami festivities.

 

Katsura River. Arashiyama, Kyoto.

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Taken on April 1, 2009