Not only introduce red leaves attractions information by ranking, but also introduce the places for relaxing. Because it is not able to avoid throngs of popular sightseeing spots, we will introduce the information of the best time to visit lighten-up night tour activities.
What is the best time to observe Kyoto autumn colors?
Observation of the red leaves in Kyoto
The ranking of Kyoto red leaves spotsTemples and mountains of Kyoto are surrounded by air in autumn, as beautiful as a postcard. Here followings will recommend extraordinary beautiful red leaves spots.
No.1 Tofuku-ji TempleThe most popular place for maple leaves. Tourists for red leaves must come here. Tofuku-ji can be said as the representative of red leaves. It can be a poster whenever you take a view at there. Looking down on the roof top wooden bridge, Tsutenkyo Bridge, the eyes are full of red and orange maples in a cloudy sea, this called Stream Valley scenery of Sengi yokukan. Tofuku-ji has large area and no matter to see from any angle. It looks like a postcard.
No.2 Kiyomizu-dera TempleIt is famous for sakura. Mountains are dyed into bright red in autumn, expressing the sweeping victory beauty. Even not in autumn, Kiyomizu-dera is also a popular sightseeing spot. Blue and red leaves, are the beauty of harmonious nature that can be seen at Kiyomizu Stage. The sunset makes the red leaves more shinny. With the lighten-up activities, the beauty cannot be described.
No.3 ArashiyamaArashiyama is surrounded by red leaves. There are a lot of attractions. These famous red leaves spots can be found by direct feeling. Especially, the colorful sceneries of Togetsukyo Bridge which takes the bright red mountain as the background. Facing such majestic views, tourists all around will sigh involuntarily. A place let you enjoy red leaves and fresh with luxury time in between city. There are lighten-up activities expressing the natural uncanny workmanship under the lamps.
The best time to enjoy red leaves attractionsRed leaves at Tofuku-ji Temple will change colors generally in mid November, the best period will be late November to early December. Find red leaves at Kiyomizu-dera Temple roughly from mid November to early December. Lighten-up night tours will be started in mid November till early December. In Arashiyama, autumn foliage begin to change colors in mid November and the best time of last year is end November to early December. According to the microclimate, the best time for observation will change earlier or delay. However, this is a season bringing flu. Please wear enough clothes against cold wind.