All Autumn Leaves

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    Kiyomizu-dera Temple

    Kiyomizu-dera Temple is notable for its vast veranda, that offers impressive views of the Kyoto. Kiyomizu-dera Temple is one of the best known sights of Kyoto, being particularly popular in cherry blossom season when the main hall is surrounded by a carpet of blossom. Kiyomizu-dera Temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Read more [...]

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    Lake Ashi

    Lake Ashi Hakone is a popular tourist destination, famous for the Hakone Pirate Ships and on a clear day, views of Mount Fuji. Other views on and from the edge of Lake Ashi include the surrounding mountains and the floating torii of Hakone Shrine. Lake Ashi (芦ノ湖 Ashino-ko), often referred to as Read more [...]

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    Hamarikyu Gardens

    Hamarikyu Gardens is a landscaped garden around the central Shioiri Pond and is a designated Special Place of Scenic Beauty. Hamarikyu Gardens features cherry blossom in spring time and Autumn leaves in mid November. Other features include a peony garden, plum tree grove and seasonal cosmos flowers. Hamarikyu Gardens, which Read more [...]

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    Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

    Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is a large park and one of the most beautiful in Tokyo featuring Japanese, French and English styles. With 1,500 cherry trees, Shinjuku Gyoen is a very popular location for viewing cherry blossom. Shinjuku Gyoen covers an area of 58 hectares, has a more than 20,000 trees and Read more [...]

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    Koishikawa Korakuen Garden

    Koishikawa Korakuen Garden is a beautiful historic traditional Japanese garden in the Kaiyu-shiki-teien or promenade style with a pond and a pair of hills which represent Mount Lu in China. Koishikawa Korakuen Garden is one of only seven sites in Japan that is designated as a Special Place of Scenic Beauty and Special Read more [...]

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    Rikugien Garden

    Rikugien Garden is a beautiful traditional Japanese garden established in 1702 (Edo Period) along with the villa for Yoshiyasu Yanagisawa, which features the six elements from Japanese tradition. Rikugien Garden features a pond with islands and man made hills, which is typical of this sort of garden in the Edo Read more [...]

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    Shorenin Temple

    Shorenin Temple is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai sect in Kyoto. Shorenin Temple is one of five Monzeki temples where in the past, the head priest at these temples always belonged to the Imperial family. Shorenin Temple features two observatories that provide excellent views of the city of Kyoto. Read more [...]

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    Momijidani Park

    Momijidani Park (Momijidani Koen) on the island of Miyajima and just behind the World Heritage Site of Itsukushima Shrine, is considered to be one of the best places in Japan to see Autumn leaves. Momijidani Park, which is at the base of Mt Misen, features more than 200 maple trees Read more [...]

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    Itsukushima Shrine

    Itsukushima Shrine is a Shinto Shrine on the island of Miyajima in Hiroshima Prefecture. Itsukushima Shrine was first constructed in the 6th century, but the current buildings date to the 12th century. Itsukushima Shrine is famous for its floating torii, Otorii, commonly referred to as Miyajima Torii, which appears to Read more [...]