After have been shopping at Teramachi-dori and its parallel shopping streets, we sat down at the wonderful Kamo riverside, watched the people passing by and eating in one of the riverside restaurants.
|Today was the first of only three night openings of the Kiyomizudera temple. It was even more impressive than it was at daytime. Through loudspeakers monks prayed very loudly and monotonously, only accompanied by bell sounds. Even one of the pagoda Buddhas was presented to the public, as well as other sanctuaries that are usually hidden.|