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Cherry blossoms and Autumn leaves

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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