Autumn in Japan 2019 – Japan has four seasons all very different. Autumn has come to Japan and that means the temperature is getting cooler and the trees start to change color. Autumn is one of the best times to visit Japan as the leaves change color, the scenery transforms into a myriad of reds, yellows and greens. Autumn leaves in Japanese are called “momiji” or “koyo” and Japan has some of the most spectacular places to admire the autumn leaves. As autumn sweeps from Hokkaido to the north to Kyushu in the south, trees and shrubs in the whole of Japan gradually change color.

Depending on the place and time, trees like the Japanese Maple change to vivid hues of red, the Ginkgo tree colors golden yellow, although the Japanese Cedar and Japanese Pine stay green year round. Mountains and valleys covered with these trees will turn into colorful vistas and attracting many visitors. In fact, since ancient times, Japanese people have been admiring autumn leaves that a special tradition called “momijigari”, meaning red leaf hunting, was born. People would travel wide and far in search of the most beautiful colored leaves, especially the Japanese Maple. With so much beauty all around, it’s no wonder autumn in Japan is one of the most photographed seasons. We’ve made a selection of the most beautiful momiji pictures in Japan that will surely inspire you.

 

Best shots of Autumn in Kyoto

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Video by @japantravelplanet | Are planning on visiting Kyoto this autumn? This video was taken last November at Ginkaku-ji (Silver Pavilion). It is a Zen temple along the eastern mountains of Kyoto. The main attractions of the temple are the beautiful moss garden and dry sand garden that is called the Sea of Silver Sand. The massive sand cone is known as the Moon Viewing Platform. Ginkaku-ji was modeled after Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion). In 1482, the garden and buildings were built as a retirement villa for shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa. The villa was converted into a Zen temple after Yoshimasa's death in 1490. The Silver Pavilion was never actually covered in silver but it is believed that it was given this name to differentiate it from the Golden Pavilion. The temple is well-known as Ginkaku-ji but it is officially named Jishō-ji. It’s one of our recommended autumn spots to visit in Kyoto. For access: Ginkakuji can be accessed by bus from Kyoto Station. It takes about 35 minutes. Regular admission to the temple is 500 yen. . . Also, keep in mind that it is a popular spot in the autumn and it does get rather crowded especially on weekends. If you haven’t seen the stories from our trip check out the, “Autumn in Kyoto” highlights on our page⛩ . . . . #autumnleaves #kyoto #京都 #movie #videos #video #film #videoinstagram #videooftheday #instavideo #instavideos #travelvideo #travelvideos #japanlife #japantrip #japanesestyle #instatraveling #insta_japan #ilovejapan #japanstyle #travelinginjapan #JapanCulture #JapanLover #explorejapan #JapanTrip #visitjapan #discoverjapan

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Best shots of Autumn in Mount Fuji

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Zdjęcie na dziś spod pagody Chureito. Fuji, pomarańczowe ściany i jesienne liście. Chcielibyście to zobaczyć na własne oczy???🍁😏 zapiera dech… choć jak byliśmy tam przed 9 rano to już było spoooooro osób. Wolę nie myśleć ile dojechało później 🙈 Zaczęłam pisać wpis na blogu o weekendowej wycieczce pod Fuji 🗻Chciałam go wrzucić do dzisiejszego polskiego poranka, żebyście mogli pooglądać z rana, tak na dobry początek tygodnia, te wszystkie cudowne widoki. Nie ma szans 😂 za dużo chcę tam napisać. Także kończę chociaż galerię zdjęć, która mam nadzieję najpóźniej do 10:00 będzie na blogu ❤️ Zdjęcia dawno gotowe, niewiele trzeba było przy nich robić. Walczę za to z kwestiami technicznymi. Zmniejszanie ich tak, by nie traciły na jakości, ale też nie ważyły na blogu po kilka Mb. Dalej mnie to przerasta 😩 macie jakieś sprawdzone programy lub porady jak sobie z tym łatwiej i szybciej radzić?? 。。。 #chureitopagoda #japonia #japan #mountfuji #mountfujijapan #fuji🗻 #autumninjapan #japaneseautumn #autumnfoliage #fallfoliage #jesień #jesiennie #japanview #poniedziałek #dziendobry #dzieńdobry #podróżemałeiduże #podrozemaleiduze #podróże #忠霊塔 #girlstravel #girlborntotravel #wearetravelgirls #visitjapanjp #lifeinjapan #zlotajesien #listopad #nomadgirls #japanphoto #japangram

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Best shots of Autumn in Tokyo

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Best shots of Autumn in other prefectures of Japan

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The B O W I N G D E E R 🦌 … if you ever visited Nara Park you would know that the Nara deer have aggressive approach when they stake their claim of your crackers🍘 Some may even bite your bum🍑 or pull your clothes😂 The number of injuries caused by them are actually growing. Just give them the crackers when they bow and dont try to tease them😅Nonetheless they are super human-friendly animals and by law its illegal to harm them❤️Have you met Nara deer before? ✧・゚: *✧・゚:* ✧・゚: *✧・゚:* ✧・゚: *✧・゚:* #love_bestjapan #bestjapanpics #discoverjapan #explorejpn #japanculture #autumnjapan #kyotojapan #kyoto #kiyomizudera #narapark #naradeerpark #daily_photo_japan #fallcolors🍁🍂 #奈良

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まま、ほら撮って! だって。 可愛い足はユアなりの可愛らしさの表現。 ついこの前、私のインスタを見たがっていたから見せてあげた。夢中になって昔の写真までひとつひとつ開いては見ていたユア。 なんで見たいの?って聞いたら、「ママの写真、凄く好きだから」だって。 あぁ嬉しい。凄く嬉しい。 写真を写す中で、私にとって世界一の言葉かも。 kumamoto / 遊水峡 data:2019.11.9 camera→EOS R #tokyocameraclub #visitjapanjp #ig_japan #team_jp_ #igersjp #icu_japan #instagramjapan #ig_phos #bestjapanpics #nipponpic #art_of_japan_ #lovers_nippon #pt_life_ #photo_shorttrip #photo_jpn #daily_photo_jpn #bestphoto_japan #ap_japan_ #ptk_japan #yokaphoto #love_bestjapan #my_eos_photo #japan_daytime_view #whim_fluffy #jp_portrait部 #子供とお出かけ部 #はなまっぷ #ほっとするひととき_jt #月刊8月のクリスマス #九州の自然と子ども

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二兎を追う者は一兎をも得ず.

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【北海道・登別市 新登別大橋】 登別でクマ牧場に行けなかったのは、ここに行く時間が必要だったからでした! 『紅葉谷入口』バス停から歩くこと20分くらいで絶景スポットに到着✨ 車を止めてパッと撮影する人がいるような人気の紅葉場所みたいです🍁 いやー、それにしても良い眺めです。 柵に頭突っ込んでギリギリまで覗き込みながら夢中で写真を撮りましたよ😆 警察官「こんにちは〜」 スイロ「こんにちは〜」←凄い上機嫌 警察官「何をされてるんですか?」 スイロ「写真!撮ってます!最高ですね〜」←満面の笑み 警察官「…….つかぬことをお伺いしますが、変な気は…….起こしてないですよね?」 スイロ「ヘッ?」←間抜けヅラ 警察官「ここ、飛び込みの名所なんで、パトロールしてるんですよ〜。念のために身分証を…….」 スイロ「ええええ」 そんなこと全然知らなかったでーす🤣 ・ 2019.10.25撮影/OLYMPUS E-M1 mkⅡ ・ ・ ・ 皆様からのコメント、大変励みになっています✨ 全てにお返事したいのですが、一気に沢山返信するとアクセス制限されてしまうため、大変申し訳ないのですが非フォロワーさんからの絵文字のみや一言コメントは、いいねボタンを押すことで返信とさせていただく場合があります🙇‍♀️ ※現在大変遅れております、申し訳ないです ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・ #hokkaido #japan_daytime_view #nature_special_ #紅葉 #おとな旅プレミアム #aumo #jp_gallery #はなまっぷ #タビジェニ #登別温泉 #natura_illife #love_bestjapan #deaf_b_j_ #nipponpic #igersjp #lovers_amazing_group #japan_bestpic_ #北海道ミライノート #whim_life #新登別大橋 #nationalparksjp2019contest #支笏洞爺国立公園

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Autumn in Japan 2019

Did our list inspire you or make you want to travel to these beautiful places in Japan? During autumn you can experience Japan at its most beautiful. Wherever you go, the striking colors of the autumn leaves will surely leave you in awe. And although the autumn leaves can only be enjoyed for a short period per region, good thing that you can enjoy its beauty all over again come autumn next year.

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