Hokkaido

Hokkaido Daisetsuzan National Park

Viewing Season : Mid - Late Sep.

Access

30 min. by bus from JR Kamikawa Station to Sounkyo Onsen bus stop

Address

Sounkyo, Kamikawa-cho, Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido

Price

Free

Hokkaido Onuma Quasi-National Park (Hakodate)

Viewing Season : Late Oct. - Early Nov.

Access

5 min. walk from JR Onuma Koen Station

Address

Nanae-cho, Kameda-gun, Hokkaido

Price

Free

Hokkaido Jozankei

Viewing Season : Mid - Late Oct.

Access

60 min. by bus from JR Sapporo Station to Jozankei Yu no Machi bus stop

Address

Jozankei Onsen Nishi, Minami-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido

Price

Free

Hokkaido Lake Shikotsu

Viewing Season : Early - Mid Oct.

Access

40 min. by bus from JR Chitose Station to Shikotsuko bus stop

Address

Shikotsuko Onsen, Chitose-shi, Hokkaido

Price

Free

Hokkaido Niseko

Viewing Season : Early - Mid Oct.

Access

30 min. by bus from JR Niseko Station to Goshiki Onsen-kyo bus stop

Address

Niseko-cho, Abuta-gun, Hokkaido

Price

Free

Hokkaido Noboribetsu Jigokudani (Hell Valley)

Viewing Season : Mid - Late Oct.

Access

15 min. by bus from Noboribetsu Station

Address

Noboribetsu Onsen-cho, Noboribetsu-shi, Hokkaido

Price

Free

Hokkaido Biei

Viewing Season : Late Oct. - Early Nov.

Access

【Car】2 hr 20 min. drive from Sapporo Station.

Address

Shirogane, Kamikawagumbieicho, Hokkaido

Price

Free

Hokkaido Tokachi

Viewing Season : Late Sep. - Early Oct.

Access

30 min. by bus from Tokachi-Obihiro Airport.

Address

Tokachigun Urahorocho, Hokkaido

Price

Free

Hokkaido Shiretoko

Viewing Season : Early - Mid Oct.

Access

60 min. by bus from JR Shiretoko Shari Station.

Address

Onnebetsumura, Koyocho, Sharigun Sharicho, Hokkaido

Price

Free

Tohoku

Aomori / Akita Lake Towada

Viewing Season : Mid - Late Oct.

Access

135 min. by bus from JR Hachinohe Station to Towadako bus stop

Address

486 Yasumiya Towada-kohan, Okuse, Towada-shi, Aomori

Price

Free

Aomori Hirosaki Park

Viewing Season : Mid Oct. - Early Nov.

Access

5 min. walk from Shiyakusho Mae bus stop, which takes 20 min. by Konan Bus Dotemachi Loop 100 yen Bus (Tamenobu-go) from JR Hirosaki Station.

Address

1 Shimoshirogane-cho, Hirosaki-shi, Aomori

Price

Free

Miyagi Naruko Gorge

Viewing Season : Late Oct. - Early Nov.

Access

13 min. by bus from JR Naruko Onsen Station to Naruko-kyo Nakayamadairaguchi Mae bus stop

Address

Shitomae, Naruko Onsen, Osaki-shi, Miyagi

Price

Free

Yamagata Risshaku-ji Temple

Viewing Season : Late Oct. - Early Nov.

Access

5 min. walk from JR Yamadera Station

Address

4456-1, Yamadera, Yamagata-shi, Yamagata

Price

Admission Fee: JPY 300

Matsushima / Miyagi Entsuin Temple

Viewing Season : Early Nov.


写真提供 : 松島観光協会

Access

5 min. walk from JR Matsushimakaigan Station on Senseki Line
20 min.walk from JR Matsushima Station on Tohoku Main Line

Address

67 Chonai, Matsushima-machi, Miyagi-gun, Miyagi

Price

Admission Fee: JPY 300

Aomori Oirase Stream

Viewing Season : Mid - Late Oct.

Access

80 min. by bus from Hachinohe Station
120 min. by bus from Aomori Station

Address

Okuse, Towada-shi, Aomori

Price

Free

Akita Lake Tazawa

Viewing Season : Mid - Late Oct.

Access

Near Tazawakohan bus stop, which takes 15 min. by Ugo Kotsu Bus from Tazawako Station on Akita Shinkansen

Address

Tazawakotazawa, Senboku-shi, Akita

Price

Free

Fukushima Nakatsugawa Valley

Viewing Season : Mid - Late Oct.

Access

【Car】45 min. drive from JR Inawashiro Station.

Address

Hibara, Yamagun Kitashiobaramura, Fukushima

Price

Free

Miyagi Zao

Viewing Season : Mid - Late Oct.

Access

90 min. by bus from JR Yamagata Station.

Address

Kattagun Zaomachi, Miyagi

Price

Free

Kanto

Yamanashi Lake Kawaguchi

Viewing Season : Early - Late Nov.

Access

15 min. walk from Kawaguchiko Station on Fujikyuko Line

Address

Fuji Kawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi

Price

Free

Kanagawa Lake Ashi (Hakone)

Viewing Season : Mid - Late Nov.

Access

40 min. by bus from Hakone-yumoto Station to Hakonemachi bus stop

Address

Motohakone, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa

Price

Free

Tochigi Lake Chuzenji (Nikko)

Viewing Season : Mid Oct. - Early Nov.

Access

50 min. by bus from JR Nikko Station to Chuzenji Onsen bus stop

Address

Chugushi, Nikko-shi, Tochigi

Price

Free

Kanagawa Hasedera Temple (Kamakura)

Viewing Season : Mid Nov. - Mid Dec.

Access

5 min. walk from Hase Station on Enoden Line (Enoshima Electric Railway)

Address

3-11-2 Hase, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa

Price

Free

Tokyo Rikugien Gardens

Viewing Season : Mid Nov. - Early Dec.

Access

7 min. walk from JR/Tokyo Metro Komagome Station

Address

6-16-3, Hon-komagome, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo

Price

Entrance Fee: JPY 300

Tokyo Meiji Jingu Gaien

Viewing Season : Late Nov. - Early Dec.

Access

10 min. walk from JR Shinaniomachi Station / Tokyo Metro Gaienmae Station

Address

1-1 Kasumigaoka-machi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

Price

Free

Tokyo Mt. Takao

Viewing Season : Mid - Late Nov.

Access

5 min. walk from Takaosanguchi Station on Keio Line

Address

Takao-cho, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo

Price

Free

Tokyo Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

Viewing Season : Early Nov. - Early Dec.

Access

5 min. walk from Shinjuku-gyoenmae Station

Address

11 Naito-machi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

Price

Entrance Fee: JPY 200

Yamanashi Shosenkyo Gorge

Viewing Season : Late Oct. - Late Nov.

Access

30 min. by bus from JR Kofu Station.

Address

Takanaricho, Kofu, Yamanashi

Price

Free

Ibaraki Fukuroda Falls

Viewing Season : Early Nov. - Mid Nov.

Access

10 min. by bus from JR Fukuroda Station.

Address

3-9 Fukuroda, Kuji-gun, Daigo-machi, Ibaraki

Price

Entrance Fee: JPY 300

Chubu

Mie Nabana no Sato

Viewing Season : Late Nov. - Late Dec.

Access

Near Nabana no Sato bus stop, which takes 10 min. by Mie Kotsu Bus from JR/Kintetsu Kuwana Station

Address

270 Urushibata, Komae, Nagashima-cho, Kuwana-shi, Mie

Price

Admission Fee: JPY 2,300

Aichi Korankei Gorge

Viewing Season : Mid Nov. - Early Dec.

Access

Near Korankei bus stop, which takes 60 min. by bus (bound for Hyakunenso) from Josui Station on Meitetsu Toyota Line

Address

34-1Miyahira, Asuke-cho, Toyota-shi, Aichi

Price

Free

Toyama Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route

Viewing Season : Mid Sep. - Mid Oct.

Access

Tateyama Station: 60 min. by train (Toyama Chihou Railway) from JR Toyama Station / Ogizawa Station
40 min. by bus from JR Shinano-Omachi Station

Address

Tateyama-machi, Nakaniikawa-gun, Toyama ⇔ Omachi-shi, Nagano

Price

Kurobe Gorge Trolley Train Fare: From JPY 490

Nagano Kamikochi

Viewing Season : Early - Late Oct.

Access

75 min. drive via R158 from Matsumoto IC on Chuo Expressway (bound for Kamikochi)
40 min. by ALPICO Kotsu (Matsumoto Dentetsu) bus to the final bus stop

Address

Kamikochi, Azumi, Matsumoto-shi, Nagano

Price

Nagano Senjojiki Cirque

Viewing Season : Late Sep. - Mid Oct.

Access

45 min. by bus from JR Komagane Station to Shirabidaira Station of Komagatake Ropeway. 8 min. by ropeway to Senjojiki Station

Address

1 Akaho, Komagane-shi, Nagano

Price

Bus + Ropeway Fares: JPY 4,320 for round trip

Ishikawa Kenrokuen

Viewing Season : Mid Nov. - Early Dec.


写真提供 : 金沢市

Access

5 min. walk from Kenrokuen-shita bus stop, which is connected from JR Kanazawa Station by bus

Address

1-4 Kenroku-machi, Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa

Price

Entrance Fee: JPY 310

Mie Ise Jingu (Ise Shrine)

Viewing Season : Late Nov. - Early Dec.

Access

(Ise Jingu Naiku) 15 min. by bus from Ujiyamada Station on Kintetsu Railway to Naiku-mae bus stop

Address

Ujitachi-cho, Ise-shi, Mie

Price

Free

Gifu Shirakawa-go

Viewing Season : Late Oct. - Early Nov.

Access

2 hr 50 min. by bus from JR Nagoya Station.

Address

Ogimachi, Onogun Shirakawamura, Gifu

Price

Free

Kyoto

Kyoto Arashiyama

Viewing Season : Mid Nov. - Early Dec.

Access

10 min. walk from Hankyu Arashiyama Station

Address

Arashiyama, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Price

Free

Kyoto Tofuku-ji Temple

Viewing Season : Mid Nov. - Early Dec.

Access

10 min. walk from JR Nara Station

Address

15-778 Honmachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Price

Free (Separate cost: Tofuku-ji Temple Honbo Garden, Tsuten Bridge and Kaisando)

Kyoto Kiyomizu-dera Temple

Viewing Season : Late Nov. - Early Dec.

Access

10 min. walk from Gojozaka bus stop, which is connected from JR Kyoto Station by City Bus No. 206 (bound for Kitaoji bus terminal)

Address

1-294 Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Price

Admission Fee: JPY 300

Kyoto Nanzen-ji Temple

Viewing Season : Mid - Late Nov.

Access

10 min. walk from Keage Station on Kyoto City Subway

Address

Nanzenji-Fukuchi-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Price

Free

Kyoto Manshuin Temple

Viewing Season : Mid Nov. - Early Dec.

Access

20 min. walk from Ichijoji-Shimizu-cho bus stop, which is connected from JR Kyoto Station by City Bus

Address

42 Ichijyoji-takenouchi-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Price

Admission Fee: JPY 620

Kyoto Sagano Scenic Railway (Sagano Romantic Train)

Viewing Season : Mid Nov. - Early Dec.

Access

Near JR Arashiyama Station

Address

Sagatenryuji Kurumamichi-cho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Price

Sagano Romantic Train Fare: JPY 620/one way

Kyoto Komyo-ji Temple

Viewing Season : Mid - Late Nov.

Access

3 min. walk from Asahigaoka home-mae bus stop, which is connected from Hankyu Nagaoka-tenjin Station by bus

Address

26-1 Aosaijyonai, Nagaokakyo-shi, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Price

Admission Fee: JPY 500 (Autumn leaves season)

Kyoto Kitano Tenmangu Shrine

Viewing Season : Early Nov. - Early Dec.

Access

5 min. walk from Kitano-Hakubaicho Station on Keifuku Line (Randen)

Address

Bakuro-cho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Price

Admission Fee: JPY 600

Kyoto Philosopher's Path

Viewing Season : Mid - Late Nov.

Access

40 min. by bus from JR Kyoto Station.

Address

Kyoto Sakyo-ku, Kyoto

Price

Free

Kansai

Osaka Osaka Castle

Viewing Season : Early Nov. - Early Dec.

Access

Near JR Morinomiya Station

Address

Osakajyo, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka

Price

Free

Hyogo Mt. Rokko

Viewing Season : Early - Late Nov.

Access

By Rokko-Arima Ropeway from Arima Onsen Station to Rokko Sancho Station

Address

4512-336 Kitarokko, Rokkosan-cho, Nada-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo

Price

Free (Ropeway fare necessary, separate cost)

Wakayama Mt. Koya (Koyasan)

Viewing Season : Late Oct. - Early Nov.

Access

Near Koyasan Station, which takes 5 min. by cable car from Gokuraku-bashi Station

Address

Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun, Wakayama

Price

Free

Hyogo Takeda Castle

Viewing Season : Mid - Late Nov.

Access

40 min. walk from Takeda Station.

Address

169 Wadayamachotakeda, Asago, Hyogo

Price

JPY 500

Chugoku / Shikoku

Hiroshima Miyajima

Viewing Season : Mid - Late Nov.


写真提供 : 広島県

Access

10 min. by ferry from Miyajimaguchi Station, which takes 25 min. by JR Sanin Main Line from Hiroshima Station

Address

Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima

Price

Free

Tokushima Iya Valley

Viewing Season : Late Oct. - Mid Nov.

Access

Near Funo no Tani bus stop, which is connected from JR Awa-Ikeda Station by Shikoku Kotsu Bus (bound for Kazura Bridge)

Address

Nishiiya-Yamamura, Miyoshi-shi, Tokushima

Price

Free

Kagawa Kankakei Gorge

Viewing Season : Early - Late Nov.

Access

By bus from Kusakabe Port stop to Kountei stop. Transfer to ropeway at Koun Hillside Station to Sancho Summit Station

Address

Shodoshima-cho, Shozu-gun, Kagawa

Price

Free

Kyushu

Oita Yabakei Gorge

Viewing Season : Early - Mid Nov.

Access

30 min. by bus from JR Nakatsu Station

Address

Honyabakei-machi, Nakatsu-shi, Oita

Price

Free

Miyazaki Takachiho Gorge

Viewing Season : Late Nov. - Early Dec.

Access

90 min. by Miyazaki Kotsu Bus from JR Nobeoka Station to Takachiho Bus Center (via the bypass).
5 min. by taxi from Takachiho Bus Center to Takachiho Gorge

Address

809-1 Mitai, Takachiho-cho, Nishiusuki-gun, Miyazaki

Price

Free

Kagoshima Kirishima Shrine

Viewing Season : Mid - Late Nov.

Access

10 min. by taxi from JR Kirishimajingu Station

Address

2608-5, Kirishima Taguchi, Kirishima-shi, Kagoshima

Price

Free

Fukuoka Kawachi Fujien

Viewing Season : Mid Nov. - Early Dec.

Access

【Car】20 min. drive from Otani Exit or Sanji Exit on Kitakyushu Urban Expressway

Address

Kawachi, Yahata Higashi-ku, Kita-kyushu-shi, Fukuoka

Price

JPY 300 - 1,500

Oita Kokonoe "Yume" Otsurihashi

Viewing Season : Late Oct. - Mid Nov.

Access

【Car】2 hr 10 min. drive from Hakata Station.

Address

1208 Tano, Kusu-gun, Kokonoe-machi, Oita

Price

JPY 500