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Here are our top 10 places to visit in Japan for the autumn leaves! 1. Meiji Jingu Gaien (明治神宮外苑) Have a lovely walk down the road leading to the Emperor's palace. When: Late November to early December The closest station is Gaienmae on the...
It's that time of the year again! The autumn leaves are coming out. It's a great time to visit Japan, as most spots are free to visit. The Autumn colour season is also longer than the cherry blossom season,...
Kyushu has a host of superb spots for autumn leaves, and these spots are usually quieter than in Tokyo or Kyoto. We have include some in or near the main cities, but also a few that require a short...
Don't forget Tohoku when planning your Autumn colours trip! There are some amazing places to visit, with cheap access and unspoiled views. Be sure to bring a camera with a big memory card, put into panoramic mode, and fire...
Want to head up north to Hokkaido for the Autumn leaves this year? The vast nature here, unspoiled by all the concrete and construction of more populated areas makes it an awesome place to see the red and golden...
Showa Kinen Park (Showa Memorial Park) is an often forgotten, but amazingly varied park west of central Tokyo. Along with great cherry blossom and autumn colour spots, the park has a purpose built outdoor bonsai museum. It's free to...
One of the easiest to access and cheapest gardens in Tokyo is Shinjuku Gyoen. Only a short walk from Shinjuku, the huge park has a variety of areas, from Japanese ponds and lakes to French and English gardens. There is...
One of the best places in Tokyo for autumn colours is Meiji Jingu Gaien. Located next to Gaienmae on the Metro Ginza line, this widely advertised street near leading to the Royal Palace and grounds is a spectacular sight. We went...
While there are many great Japanese gardens in Tokyo for autumn leaves, Rikugien Garden stands out for its 'light up' event. From around 6 o'clock until 9pm, visitors can walk around a very stylish light display. The autumn leaves have...
Showa Kinen Park (aka Showa Memorial Park) is a huge park near central Tokyo, and is one of the best places in Japan for autumn leaves. Here are some pics from this weekend (15th November 2014). The entrance to the...