It is located at Sakyo-ku Ohara area, far away from Kyoto downtown. A place can enjoy the contrast beauty of bright red leaves with deep green mosses. Also it was said as “Extreme Red Leaves Scenery In Kyoto”. Ohara Sanzen-in Temple has also other special sceneries. Let me introduce more about here this time. You can experience the autumn foliage fascination with the useful introduction.
What is Ohara Sanzen-in Temple?
What is the time for seeing the red leaves blooming in Ohara Sanzen-in Temple?
How are the sceneries of Ohara Sanzen-in Temple?
YuseienYuseien is in Ojogokuraku-in Temple. The deep green mosses laying everywhere of the garden is the feature. All around are green mosses and bright red leaves contrast with each others. It is a very beautiful view place. Do not miss the “Golden Water”(Konjikisui) for the fortune and life. Touching the water will get good luck.
The laughing face KsitigarbhaThere is a place that a lot people will stay for taking photos in Yuseien. That is the statue of a laughing face Ksitigarbha which is covered by green mosses. It is the symbol the temple.
Transportation to Ohara Sanzen-in Temple
Is any car park here?
Other red leaves places around Ohara Sanzen-in Temple
Hosenin TempleIt is the Buddha music originate Bodhimanda , the houses of monks in Shorinin Temple with 800 years history. The symbol of courtyard is a giant pinus parviflora of Fuji Mountain. The tree is 700 year old and the red leaves around the courtyard are also beautiful. In the garden, people can enjoy happy tunes of suikinkutsu (Japanese garden ornament and music device), tea and sweets wagashi at the same time.
ShorininThere is reputed as the“Origin of Japan Music”. It was built by 2 monks of Tiantai: Kenshin and Honen Shonin in 1186AD (Bunji 2 years). In this important Japanese cultural property Bonsho (the temple bell), falling red leaves are everywhere. Here tourists can learn the sweeping victory of red leaves in Kyoto.