The area centering on Togetsu-kyo is generally called "ARASHIYAMA". The beauty of the scene around Togetsu-kyo changes with the seasons, and represents the beauty of Kyoto. The moon (GETSU) seems to cross (TO) the bridge (KYO) when Togetsu-kyo is seen from the river on a bright night.This is the origin of the name. The beauty of Arashiyama and Togetsu-kyo changes depending on the place from which it is viewed.