Yodo River Park Sewaritei District/Tofuku-ji Temple

Cherry blossoms and Autumn leaves

Spots to see cherry blossoms and autumn leaves bringing beautiful colors to Kyoto

Main content starts here.

The abundant natural scenery of Kyoto changes its expression with each of the four seasons. Especially beautiful are the cherry blossoms in spring and the colored leaves in autumn. At these times both the town and the surrounding hills take on vibrant new expressions of color and beauty. From famous sites for viewing cherry blossoms and autumn leaves, to secret places of hidden beauty, we will introduce you to all the best places to enjoy the scenic beauty of Kyoto.

Cherry blossoms

You can see cherry blossoms coloring every aspect of Kyoto: the beauty of the cherry trees flowering in the parks, the vibrant cherry blossoms coloring the castle remains and historical sites, the rows of cherry trees by the river with their petals dancing in the air above the water and the fantastic world of illumination of the cherry blossoms lit up at night. Let us find the perfect cherry blossom scene for you.

Maizuru Park Best time to visit for cherry blossoms:From early April To mid-April

Fukuchiyama Castle Best time to visit for cherry blossoms:From early April To mid-April

Yodo River Park Sewaritei District Best time to visit for cherry blossoms:From early April To mid-April

Mukojinja Shrine Best time to visit for cherry blossoms:Early April

Nagaokatenman-gu Shrine Best time to visit for cherry blossoms:From late March To early April

Maruyama Park Best time to visit for cherry blossoms:Early April

Heian Jingu Shrine Best time to visit for cherry blossoms:From early April To mid-April

Tetsugaku-no-michi (The Philosopher's Walk ) Best time to visit for cherry blossoms:Early April

Uji River To-no-shima, Tachibana-jima

kannnoji

Omido Kannonji Temple The temple and garden compliment the beautiful scenery

jizozennin

Jizo Zen-in Temple Jizo Zen-in Temple gives a sweeping view over the plains of Ide town

yamanamihall

Yamanami Hall Double cherry blossoms bloom in the parking lot of the hall

keihanna

Keihanna Commemorative Park The 24-hectare site is home to about 380 cherry trees

p19

Nango Park The park with its continuous ranks of cherry trees welcomes visitors

nanatanigawa

Nanatani River (Yawaragi Road) the visitor is treated to an overwhelmingly beautiful display

yamagajoshi

Yamaga Castle Park A park filled with many welcoming plum and cherry trees

1-R

Kyoto Prefecture Tree-planting Center Popular viewing spot for double-flowered weeping cherry blossoms

ichijikan

Ouchi Toge Ichijikan Park Contrast very beautifully with the Sea of Aso and the pine trees

churippu

Kyoto Botanical Gardens The oldest public botanical garden in Japan

Autumn leaves

As autumn deepens, the leaves of the trees start to turn yellow and gold, dyeing the landscape in brilliant colors. The color of the leaves matches the elegant beauty of the historic temples and the autumnen leaves decorate the road to the temple, as the whole valley is decorated in beautiful shades of crimson and gold. So come and appreciate the artistic beauty of the autumn scenery in Kyoto.

Kongoin Temple Best time to visit for autumn leaves:From mid-November To Late November

Mt. Ooe Best time to visit for autumn leaves:From mid-October To late November

Rurikei Valley Best time to visit for autumn leaves:From late October To late November

Jyoruri-ji Temple Best time to visit for autumn leaves:From mid-November To late November

Kosho-ji Temple Best time to visit for autumn leaves:From late November To early December

Komyo-ji Temple Best time to visit for autumn leaves:From mid-November To early December

Eikando Temple Best time to visit for autumn leaves:From mid-November To late November

Tofuku-ji Temple Best time to visit for autumn leaves:From mid-November To late November

Nanzen-ji Temple Best time to visit for autumn leaves:From mid-November To early December

Mt. Kasagi Best time to visit for autumn leaves:From early November To mid-November

okadakamo

Okadakamo Shrine Best time to visit for autumn leaves:From early November To mid-November

kaijusenji1

Kaijusenji Temple Best time to visit for autumn leaves:From early November To mid-November

gansenji1

Gansenji Temple Best time to visit for autumn leaves:From mid-November To late November

izumodaijingu1

Izumo Dai-jingu Shrine Best time to visit for autumn leaves:From early November To mid-November

nagaokanenmangu2

Nagaoka Tenmangu Best time to visit for autumn leaves:From mid-November To late November

youkokuji1

Yanagidani Kannon (Yokokuji Temple) Best time to visit for autumn leaves:From mid-November To late November

shoukadou1

Shokado Garden Best time to visit for autumn leaves:From mid-November To late November

ikyyuji4

Ikkyuji Temple Best time to visit for autumn leaves:From early November To mid-November

chouanji1

Choanji Temple Best time to visit for autumn leaves:From early November To mid-November

ankokuji1

Ankokuji Temple Best time to visit for autumn leaves:From early November To mid-November

kuwayama1

Kuwayama Shrine Best time to visit for autumn leaves:From early November To mid-November

mukoujinja1

Muko Shrine Best time to visit for autumn leaves:From early Decemberr To mid-December

HOME > HIGHLIGHTS > Cherry blossoms and Autumn leaves