Mata-nozoki (bending down and looking at scenery from between ones legs) (股のぞき)

Mata-nozoki is one of the methods to enjoy looking at Amanohashidate from Kasamatsu Park or Ama no Hashidate View Land in Miyazu city, in Kyoto prefecture.

The method

People get on a platform for Mata-nozoki at the observatories in the places above, turn their back to Amanohashidate, and bend down and look from between their legs. The scenery seen following the method above is called "a bridge built over the heaven" or "a dragon going up to heaven."

[Original Japanese]