Art installation gives new perspective to old Kyoto temple
11:52 JST, January 30, 2022
Mirrors cover the west gate’s 38 stone steps at Kiyomizudera temple, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site in Kyoto City, reflecting the sun and sky. The art piece has received quite a bit of attention with visitors posting photos on social media. The installation was planned by Oki Sato, who designed the Tokyo Olympic cauldron. “I want people to get a sense of how amazing this old city is by bringing a new perspective to the stone steps,” Sato said. The event is scheduled to run through Feb. 13.
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