Best Autumn Colors In Kyoto Prefecture

Here're best places to see autumn colors in Kyoto. The historical sites change into fall colors, and they are illuminated at night, so many tourists visit Kyoto in this season. Then, we selected the best ones from 'special places to travel in Japan' that were posted in City's Pride by travelers who have actually been there. And released the ranking for places to go in Kyoto.

Best Autumn Colors In Kyoto Prefecture [1-10]

1Enko-ji Temple

Beautiful Frame Garden Like An Autumn Colored Picture

Enko-ji Temple has become popular for its autumn colors. The beautiful green garden in summer becomes more beautiful with many colors in autumn. During the term of maple leaves falling, a red carpet will appear around the Jizo♡

2Byodoin Temple

Phoenix Hall Reflected On The Water Surface

Many people visit Byodoin Temple during the autumn color light-up event. The weather was perfect and there was no winds, I could see this amazing reflections of Phoenix Hall (Hou-ou-dou) on the water.

3Kiyomizu-dera Temple

A Blue Light Going Through The Sky

Kiyomizu Temple, an unmissable spot for sightseeing in Kyoto. During the special honor of visiting held three times in a year, the blue light goes through the sky in Kyoto. This light, they says, expresses the mercy of Kwannon.

4Eikando Zenrin-ji

Autumn In Kyoto. Must Visit 'Japanese Scarlet Maple Leaves Of Eikando'

Japanese maple tree is called 'momiji'. In Kyoto, Eikando Zenrin-ji Temple is well known for its scarlet 'momiji'. You can have a feeling that impressive red and yellow fill up all of your sight.

5Hogo-in Temple

Open Only In Spring & Autumn! Beautiful Lighting For Autumn Foliage

The autumn foliage of Arashiyama. Hogon-in Temple is usually closed, but it admits you to the garden only in spring and autumn. The autumn colored trees are lightened up at night and show us the different scenes from daytime.

6Jikishi-an Temple

Memory Notebook' Will Heal You. A Temple With Beautiful Bamboo Grove & Autumn Colors In North Saga

A calm atmosphere surrounded by bamboo grove and a little known spot for autumn foliage. You can write down your memories or feelings as you like on 'Omoide-gusa' notebook. There's a 'Omoide Kannon Bosatsu' Statue in the site, it's liked by people as a healing temple.

7Jizoin Temple

Fresh Green Sight Becomes Autumn Colors! Wonderful Contrast Between Bamboo Grove & Autumn Foliage

Here is famous as a bamboo temple and also as an autumn foliage sight. It's worth to see the beautiful contrast between the mossy bamboo grove and the colors of the autumn foliage. Although it's not easy to access, I want you to come all this way.

8Rokuo-in Temple

Only A Few People Would Know! Autumn Foliage At A Large Garden Of Karesansui Style

This Karesansui garden is wonderful, and produces a beautiful contrast of autumn foliage and green moss. It wouldn't be so crowded like famous temples, you can enjoy seeing them without hustle. This frame was said to be written by Yoshimitsu Ashikaga, a founder of a scent and the third general of Muromachi shogunate.

10Kodaiji Temple

Fantastic Illuminations

Koudai-ji Temple's autumn illuminations. Red colored leaves reflected on Garyochi pond is like an art. Koudai-ji Temple was built by Nene, a wife of Hideyoshi Toyotomi, to repose of his soul. In the precincts, there is a Japanese tea room that is famous in connection with Sen no Rikyu.