Momiji-gari

Momiji-gari

Posted by NTA America, Inc. on Nov 27th 2019

One of the most popular activities during the fall month in Japan is Momiji-gari, viewing of fall leaves turning yellow and red. The peak time for Momiji-gari is November.

The above photo shows the light up of fall leaves at Eikando Temple in Kyoto. With over 3,000 trees, Eikando Temple is one of the most popular places for Momiji-gari. The reflection on the surface of the water is a breathtaking view.

The light up will open until December 4th from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.

You can access Eikando Temple from:

(1)Tokyo Station - Kyoto Station (2 hr 40 min) by JR with JR Rail Pass

→Kyoto Station - Keage Station (13 min) by Kyoto municipal subway

→Keage Station - Eikando by walking (15 min)

(2)Tokyo Station - Kyoto Station (2 hr 40 min) by JR with JR Rail Pass

→Kyoto Station - Nanzenji Eikando michi bus stop (36 min) by Kyoto municipal No.5

→Nanzenji Eikando michi bus stop by walking (3 min)

(3)Tokyo-Kyoto (2 hr 40 min) by JR with JR Rail Pass

→Kyoto-Higashi tenno cho (32 min) City buss No.100→Walk (8 min)

(4)Tokyo-Kyoto (2 hr 40 min) with JR Rail Pass→Taxi (25 min)

There are many places to enjoy Momiji-gari in Japan.