|Above, the Kiyomizu-dera stage in Kyoto last October. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
If you are planning an autumn trip to Japan and Kyoto is on your itinerary, Tsunagu Japan has 8 spots they feel will offer spectacular views of the seasonal colors.
I took the above photograph of Kiyomizu-dera in early October last year. The foliage was just beginning to change color, giving it a yellowish tint. The Tsunagu Japan article has a photo of Kiyomizu-dera (number 4 on their list) with the autumn colors in their full glory.
They begin with:
In the autumn season of travel, why not take a trip to Kyoto to enjoy the seasonal colors? Kyoto has countless places where you can go and see the autumn leaves, and whichever you choose, you won’t be disappointed, but here are our top eight spots. By the way, going out to see the autumn colors is known as “Momiji Kari” in Japanese.
To read more, go here.