My first impression was that of sheer astonishment and bewilderment and just like many others, I too was surprised by the insides of the chapel; every inch of the chapel is exquisitely painted and the juxtaposition of blue and golden that dominates the scenes bear testimony to the artist's exceptional sense of color.
“ As a child caught up in my romantic fantasies, I had always envisioned my honeymoon at Paris. I could think of nothing more romantic than taking a cruise down river Seine at night while the ferry cruises past the illuminated Eiffel Tower, the embellished Renaissance buildings dating back to the 17th century, under the arching bridges and by the gothic towers of the majestic Notre Dame with its giant church bells striking hourly. ”
“ Arashiyama, a good distance from the city centre is a place of retreat for lovers of Buddhist-Shinto shrines, arching bridges, hand-made soba noodles, and of course, the much renowned bamboo grove. A place of scenic beauty, the undulating terrain of Arashiyama is surrounded by low lying mountain ranges and forest reserves. ”