Ushitakisan Daiitoku-ji Temple/ Osaka

Daiitoku-ji Temple, located in the mountain of Ushitakiyama, Kishiwada City of Osaka is a famous for autumn color, beautiful waterfalls and silky smooth bath.


Ryoan-ji Temple/ Kyoto

Ryoan-ji, located in the west of Kinkaku-ji is home to one of Japan’s most famous zen style rock garden. This simple rock garden is more complex than it seems.


Seiryo-ji Temple/ Kyoto

Seiryo-ji, located in Arashiyama near Daikaku-ji is a temple known as the Saga-no-shaka-do. You can see attractive architecture and a unique statue of Buddha.


Shoryaku-ji Temple/ Nara

Shoryaku-ji, an ancient temple, located on the Bodaisen mountain in the southeast of Nara is called as the “Village of Brocade”, to offer an amazing scenery.


Kogen-ji Temple/ Hyogo

Kogen-ji, located in Tanba-city, Hyogo is known as the historical zen temple and “Tenmoku maple”. It’s one of the best spots of red maple leaves in the area.

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Negoro-ji Temple/ Wakayama

Negoro-ji, an ancient temple, located in the sacred Katsuragi mountains in Wakayama is enhanced by the seasonal colors. You can explore a national trasure.


Keisoku-ji Temple/ Shiga

Keisoku-ji, located in Nagahama city, an old abandoned temple is known for its beautiful “red carpet” approach, created by the falling red maple leaves.

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Eigen-ji Temple/ Shiga

Eigen-ji, located along the gorge of the Echi-gawa river in Shiga is a beautiful spot for autumn foliage. 3,000 maple trees color the whole mountain in red.


Katsuo-ji Temple/ Osaka

A temple, located in the forested region of Minoo city, Osaka, filled with the daruma dolls is one of the best place for autumn color along with Minoo Park.

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Konpuku-ji Temple/ Kyoto

Konpuku-ji, located in northern Higashiyama of Kyoto is a quieter small temple, one of the most important historic site of Haiku, a Japanese style poetry.


Entoku-in Temple/ Kyoto

Entoku-in, located in Southern Higashiyama of Kyoto, the most popular sightseeing area has delightful collection of art treasures and fine Japanese dry gardens.


Shisen-do Temple/ Kyoto

Shisen-do Temple, located in northern Higashiyama of Kyoto, a less-traveled part of the city offers a tranquil experience with its dry landscape garden.


Honen-in Temple/ Kyoto

Honen-in temple, located near by the Philosopher’s path provides calm atmosphere with an amazing scenic approach with a moss-covered thatched gate.


Konkai Komyo-ji Temple/ Kyoto

A quiet and tranquil temple, located on Yoshida-yama hill in Northern Higashiyama, you can enjoy viewing nice cherry blossoms and autumn colors without crowds.


Hosen-in Temple/ Kyoto

Hosen-in Temple, located in Ohara, is known for its blood-stained ceiling and peaceful and welcoming atmosphere with its stanning gardens and autumn colors.


Manshu-in Temple/ Kyoto

A small temple in Higashiyama of Kyoto city, known for its beautiful autumn color, to offer a fine dry garden, brilliant architecture and superb decorations.

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Ankoku-ji Temple/ Hyogo

A hidden temple, located in the north part of Hyogo, near by Kinosaki-Onsen offers a breathtaking scenery with bright red Dodan-Tsutsuji Azalea in autumn.  

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Shoju-in Temple/ Kyoto

A small and quiet temple, located outskirt of Kyoto city is probably the most photogenic temple in Kyoto with its heart-shaped window and ceiling paintings.

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Tanzan Jinja Shrine/ Nara

Tanzan Jinja, on the hillside, located in the Sakurai mountains in Nara is a shrine well-known for its brilliant autumn colors and bright red buildings.

Kimii-dera Temple gate

Kimii-dera Temple/ Wakayama

An impressive temple with golden Buddhas, located in Wakayama is famous for its early bloom cherry blossoms, and the magnificent view of the Wakanoura Bay.

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Nonomiya-jinja Shrine/ Kyoto

A small shrine with a unique black torii-gate has a great reputation for women. It will be an interesting stop along the Arashiyama bamboo grove walking path.

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Saiho-ji Temple/ Kyoto

Saiho-ji Temple, commonly known as Koke-dera in the Arashiyama area offers a stunning Japanese garden. It’s hard to believe that moss can be a reason to visit.

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zuishin-in temple

Zuishin-in Temple/ Kyoto

Zuishin-in Temple, located in Yamashina, Kyoto is connected to the famous beauty and poet Ono no Komachi. The temple is also famous for its plum garden.

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Kaju-ji Temple/ Kyoto

Kaju-ji Temple, located in Yamashina, is famous for its garden, to offer a peaceful getaway for those looking for a quiet retreat and the beauties of nature.

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Mikane Jinja Shrine/ Kyoto

Mikane Jinja Shrine, a deity of gold in Kyoto attracts people wishing for economic fortune, located near Nijo Castle. A shining golden trii gate welcomes you.


Ishikiri-Tsurugiya Shrine/ Osaka

Ishikiri-Tsurugiya Shrine, well known as Ishikiri-san in Osaka is a very popular shrine since ancient times as the home of a deity who cures tumors and boils.

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Hayatama Taisha Shrine/ Wakayama

Hayatama Taisha Shrine, with a 800 year old conifer tree and a sacred rock, located in Shingu City on the southeast of Wakayama, is home of nature worships.