Autumn Colors 2016

December 08: Rikugien Garden
Rikugien Garden (六義園) in Bunkyō-ku is a beautiful Japanese landscape garden in Tokyo. The autumn leaves during this time are already past peak with some looking burnt and started falling on the ground. Those left however, especially in the Tsutsuji-chaya area, are still stunning.


December 07: Koishikawa Korakuen
It is one of the oldest and best preserved parks in Tokyo and one of the surviving gardens from the Edo period. The the autumn colors in the park are already past peak but are still beautiful.


November 25: Meiji-jingu Gaien Park’s Ginkgo Avenue
The Aoyama Icho Namiki (銀杏並木) or ginkgo tree lined avenue leading towards Meiji-jingu Gaien Park, is just a short walk from Aoyama-Itchome Station. Most of the trees may have shed their leaves due to the previous day’s snow fall but some of the trees in the shade were still slightly green.


November 17: Shinjuku Gyoen
This National Park is located just a short walk from either Shinjuku or Sendagaya stations. Beautiful autumn colors brighten up today’s sunny day as the fall colors approaches its peak.


November 16: Hibiya Park
A public park that lies between the east gardens of the Imperial Palace, the Shinbashi district and the Kasumigaseki government district. Gorgeous autumn colors are approaching its peak specially around the Shinkei/Kumogata Pond and Open-Air Concert Hall.


November 13: Revisting Showa Kinen Park
The Showa Memorial Park 昭和記念公園 in Tachikawa is typically one of the first few places in Tokyo to see autumn colors. The Japanese garden in the park is one of the best places to see a beautiful canvas of colors.


November 01: Karuizawa
The autumn colors in this resort town situated at the foot of the active volcano, Mt. Asama in Nagano Prefecture are on its peak and provides visitors with various photo opportunities.


October 22: Showa Kinen Park
Autumn colors are already starting to show in the Tachikawa entrance as well as the Japanese garden.