There are approximately 3,000 maple trees at Hiyoshi Taisha Shrine, and it is known as one of the best places in the Kansai region to see fall foliage.
Mii-dera Temple is a well-known fall foliage spot, and the approach to the shrine in particular becomes a splendid colorful tunnel in fall.
At Ishiyama-dera Temple, the contrast between the fall foliage and the wollastonite rocks (a natural monument) is beautiful. Don’t miss the view looking up to the Tahoto Pagoda, a national treasure.
One of the three Kotosanzan temples. Amongst the fantastic fall foliage you can see a grand old tree that is over 350 years old.
One of the three Kotosanzan temples. The brilliant red fall foliage that fills the temple grounds is an amazing sight to see.
One of the three Kotosanzan temples, and one of the oldest in Omi. About 1,000 wild maple trees create a beautiful scene at sunset.
Has been known as a fall foliage spot for generations. The beautiful maple tunnel and leafy carpet are just amazing.
In fall, about 200 old maple and other varieties change color, and a red carpet of leaves appears on the grounds of the temple.