Saying goodbye to summer, with fireworks! Suigosai (水郷際), Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture.
Kurobe Gorge can be visited for a quick two-day and one-night trip from locations such as Tokyo and Osaka. There is a hidden scenic spot at the Gorge where visitors can enjoy riding the famous Kurobe Gorge train while enjoying the beautiful autumnal leaves. Take a short trip to Kurobe Gorge, where many scenic spots and liberating riverside hot springs await your visit.
The Ryomakan is a shop specializing in souvenirs related to Sakamoto Ryoma, the famous samurai from Kochi who helped bring an end to the Shogunate and usher in the Meiji Period. It is in Kyoto’s Fushimi area because the Teradaya Inn where Ryoma was attacked. Ryoma is very popular so many people will come to see the Teradaya. The shop has many unique souvenirs related to him.
Lake Chuzenji-ko is a scenic lake in Nikko National Park in the city of Nikko. It was created 20,000 years ago when Mount Nantai erupted and blocked the river. The lake can be admired on foot or by taking a cruise or hiring a paddle boat. You will enjoy wonderful view of the lake from Chanokidaira, where the viewing platform is accessible by cable car from Chuzenji Onsen.
Toji Temple is well known for its five storied pagoda, Japan’s tallest with a height of 57 meters, and the Buddhist sculptures that are displayed in the temple’s large main hall and lecture hall. It is become one of Kyoto symbol.