Kamakura Autumn Colours Report

In my quest to take as many Autumn colour pictures as possible, I ventured out to Kamakura using the Kamakura Free Pass.  If you like to see beautiful golden and red leaves and want to get out of Tokyo for a day, Kamakura is the place to go!


You will see these bridges as you approach Hachiman shrine.


Walking up to Hachiman shrine.


We were lucky enough to see a traditional Japanese wedding.  Check out the woman’s hat!


The trees around Hachiman shrine complex were ready for their close-ups!


Another photo from around Hachiman shrine.


The entrance to Hase-dera Temple.


The Great Buddha is a great place to visit any time of the year, but during the Autumn colours its especially nice.


In the garden behind the Great Buddha.


Don’t ask me to translate the characters on the stone!

More Autumn colour photos on Pinterest!

Published by Matthew Baxter

Matthew Baxter is a British travel author who lived in New Zealand and Japan for many years. Having traveled across these countries, without much money, he has built up an extensive knowledge of budget travel, and also worked at many leading tourism companies in both countries. He also writes professionally for several websites and publications, such as the GaijinPot, All About and the Japan National Tourist Association. Those heading to Taiwan should check out his new site, Taiwanna Travel.