Have you ever thought of visiting Asakusa District by night? the lighting are on & it does looks awesome too. Less crowd compare to the morning visit as well.
Smart Illumination, which takes place at the beginning of autumn every year, is a recently established art event that creates night scenery along Yokohama’s waterfront, known for years for its iconic cityscape. Artists from Japan and overseas participate in the festival, producing light displays that create their own kind of night scenery. In the wake of the great Tohoku earthquake of March, 2011, energy technology has been, and will continue to be, an important part of our lives—as such, it is one theme of the festival.
Date & Time: October 30 (Thurs.) ~ November 3 (Mon.) 17:00-22:00
Location: Zou-no-Hana Park, Yamashita Park, Minatomirai, around the city
Are you planning a trip to Hokkaido soon? Autumn is a great season to catch a great view of not only maple leaves, but gingko trees too. Now is the best time to view Ginkgo Avenue in Hokkaido University. You can walk under the golden tunnel created by the 70 gingko trees.
Every Autumn, the hill in Hitachi Seaside Park will be covered in kochia shrubs turns a dazzling shade of crimson. For most of the year, kochia are green, but once October rolls around, the 36,000 shrubs in Hitachi Seaside Park turn an amazing shade of red, reaching their peak in the middle of the month and drying out to a brown color by early November.
Naruko-kyo Gorge (鳴子峡) in Miyagi Prefecture, is now in best season of autumn leaves! Red, yellow, evergreen leaves and naked rocks paint its scenery like a work of art. Don’t miss Naruko if you want to enjoy it’s hot springs, Kokeshi-dolls and Koyo (autumn leaves).