January 17, 2013
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This structure stands to this day exactly as shown in the print, in the middle of Tokyo and in the shadow of the Tokyo Tower. And on a winter day you may sometimes see a woman in traditional dress, with a bamboo umbrella, looking just like the one in this 19th century ukiyoe.
Posted by: Takuan Seiyo at January 17, 2013 9:31 PM
Zojyoji Temple, yes? I've only been there in the summer, but I'd imagine this is how it would look covered with snow.
Posted by: waltj at January 18, 2013 11:14 AM
Yes, Zojo-ji. There is a nice and relatively reasonable hotel right behind it, the Tokyo Prince.
Posted by: Takuan Seiyo at January 18, 2013 6:21 PM