All Autumn Leaves

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    Seiryo-ji Temple

    Seiryo-ji Temple is a Buddhist temple of the Pure Land sect, which frequently referred to as Sagashakado (Hall of Shakyamuni Tathagata in Saga). The current site of Seiryo-ji Temple was originally the mountain villa, Seikakan, of Minamoto-no-Toru, who was the basis for the “Hikaru Genji” character in the famous “Tale Read more [...]

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    Eikando Zenrin-ji Temple

    Eikando Zenrinji Temple is a Buddhist temple, in Kyoto, which is famous for its bright red and orange Autumn leaves and for its prominence in the past as a center of learning. Eikando Zenrinji Temple is a classic Japanese Temple.

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    Komyozenji Temple

    Komyozenji Temple is a Buddhist temple in Dazaifu near Fukuoka, features two styles of Japanese garden; a stone zen garden plus a stone and moss garden. Komyozenji Temple was established in 1273 by a Buddhist priest called Tetsugyu Enshin, a former nobleman of Sugawara clan. Komyozenji Temple is known for alpine Read more [...]

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    Kenrokuen Garden

    Kenrokuen Garden is considered one of the “Three Great Gardens of Japan” and features a variety of trees, ponds, waterfalls and flowers stretching over 25 acres (100,000 m²). Kenrokuen was first established in the 17th century by the feudal lords of Kaga as their private garden. Kenrokuen means  the ‘Six Attributes Garden’ Read more [...]

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    Ritsurin Garden

    Ritsurin Garden is a famous, historic and beautiful Japanese garden which is designated as a Special Place of Scenic Beauty. Ritsurin Garden is one of the main attractions in the city of Takamatsu (Shikoku Island). Ritsurin Garden, established in 1625, it features bridges, tea house, ponds with koi, paths, small Read more [...]

  • Sankei-en

    Sankei-en is a famous Japanese garden, which is particularly popular in cherry blossom and Autumn seasons. Sankei-en includes ten designated Important Cultural Properties, including the iconic former Tomyoji three story pagoda.

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    Kumamoto Castle

    Kumamoto Castle is Kumamoto’s most famous landmark. Kumamoto Castle is a large, and in its day, an extremely well fortified Japanese Castle. The donjon (castle central keep) is a concrete reconstruction built in the 1970s, but several ancillary wooden buildings remain of the original castle.

  • Yoshimine-dera Temple

    Yoshimine-dera Temple is a Buddhist temple in western Kyoto, is the 20th temple on the Saigoku Kannon pilgrimage. Yoshimine-dera Temple features herbal baths said to help neuralgia suffers, given the temple the common name of Neuralgia Temple. While Yoshimine-dera Temple does feature some cherry blossom, it is most famous for Read more [...]

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    Togetsukyo Bridge

    Togetsukyo Bridge, also known as the Moon Crossing Bridge, is a famous picturesque bridge over Oi River in Arashiyama on the western outskirts of Kyoto. Togetsukyo Bridge obtained its alternative name, Moon Crossing Bridge, after Emperor Kameyama stated that the bridge appeared to stretch to the moon. The current Togetsukyo Read more [...]