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.
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.
Mangetsu-ji Temple, known as the Ukiumi-do, a floating temple is located in Katata on the southwest of Lake Biwa, to provide you one of the 8 beautiful landscapes of Shiga.
Hiyoshi-Taisha Shrine is located at the foot of Mt. Hieizan in Shiga. The shrine is famous for beautiful autumn colors and monkeys known as divine messengers.
The majestic red torii gate of Shirahige Shrine is floating in Lake Biwa. Shirahige Shrine, located on the western side of Lake Biwa in Shiga blesses visitors with a long life.
Enryaku-ji, located in Kyoto’s eastern mountain range on Mt. Hieizan. You can go hiking or take the ropeway. The view from the ropeway is amazing.
Mii-dera is originally the main inner temple of the Tendai-jimon sect. it became an independent temple on the mount Hiei-zan in 13th century. This temple is also famous for its cherry blossoms (1,500 cherry trees on the grounds)
The ancient temple of Ishiyama-dera, located in Shiga offers a beautiful view with blooming flowers such as cherry blossoms.