Monthly Archives for November 2015
The 300-meter-long avenue leading to the Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery is spectacular—walk under the tunnel of golden yellow foliage created by 146 gingko trees is an unforgettable moment.
This is the well known Ikaho Stone Steps, form the main street of Ikaho Hot Springs resort area. It is a street lined with Japanese-Style Inns, local gift shops and shooting galleries. On the way up the stone steps, you will … Continue reading
Ginkakuji temple in Kyoto is famous for it’s sand sculptures and above all the maple leaves are just starting to turn bright red. Kyoto Autumn leave viewing period will be from late November to early December depending on places.
Tofuku-ji Temple is located on the eastern side of Kyoto and is one of Kyoto’s best spots for autumn foliage. Especially famous is the Tsuten bridge, which connects the main temple to the Kaisando temple that stands at the foot of Mt. Higashi. From … Continue reading
The night view from Mt. Hakodate is world-beating. The ropeway is the standard way to visit the mountain and you will reach the summit station in just three minutes. The observatory on the mountain also features a souvenir shop and restaurants. Highlights … Continue reading