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Kyoto Autumn Leaves Calendar 2021

Kyoto’s autumn culminates with its brilliant autumn leaves!

The picturesque gardens in famous temples, the rich foliage of the hills surrounding the city, the leafy retreats found in the center of the ancient capital, and the rustic views in the less-crowded countryside just a stretch away: From renowned favorites to less-known destinations, Kyoto is full of splendid locations to immerse yourself in the autumn colors. Make plans for future visits or check updates on how the leaves are turning color now by using the Autumn Leaves Calendar!

First, choose a part of the city to explore:

last updated
December 04

Scheduled for 2021 survey
Tuesday and Friday from October 22th to December 7th

Spots

Autumn Color Stage

  • Green

  • Color Appearing

  • Partially Colored

  • Peak

  • Past Peak

  • Area

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For 2021, prior reservations must be made by the day before visit. Please make reservations via website. Special Admission: Oct. 30 (Sat) - Dec. 5 (Sun), 2021

Mid-November

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Prior reservation must be made through website for visits during Nov. 12 (Fri) - Dec. 5 (Sun)

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Prior reservation required. Please make a reservation through website.

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Special admission period for <the second and third floors of the Mainhouse>: Nov. 18 (Thu) - Dec. 7 (Tue) *Closed Wednesdays

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Autumnal Special Admission period: Nov. 23 (Tue) - Dec. 5 (Sun), 2021 *Visitors with reservations through internet will be given priority (Walk-in admission available depending on vacancy)

Mid to late November

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Jonan-gu Shrine

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Locations Peak Viewing
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For 2021, prior reservations must be made by the day before visit. Please make reservations via website. Special Admission: Oct. 30 (Sat) - Dec. 5 (Sun), 2021

Mid-November

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Locations Peak Viewing
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Special admission period for <the second and third floors of the Mainhouse>: Nov. 18 (Thu) - Dec. 7 (Tue) *Closed Wednesdays

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Autumnal Special Admission period: Nov. 23 (Tue) - Dec. 5 (Sun), 2021 *Visitors with reservations through internet will be given priority (Walk-in admission available depending on vacancy)

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Autumn Colors Report

  • Autumn Color Stage

  • Joshoko-ji Temple

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    Area:Northern Kyoto

  • Sanzen-in Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Northern Kyoto

  • Jakko-in Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Northern Kyoto

  • Jisso-in Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Northern Kyoto

  • Renge-ji Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Northern Kyoto

  • Kurama-dera Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Northern Kyoto

  • Kifune-jinja Shrine

    GreenGreen

    Area:Northern Kyoto

  • Sekizanzen-in Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Northern Kyoto

  • Manshu-in Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Northern Kyoto

  • Enko-ji Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Northern Kyoto

  • Shozan Resort Garden

    GreenGreen

    Area:Northern Kyoto

  • The Philosophier's Path(Tetsugaku-no-michi Street)

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    Area:Eastern Kyoto

  • Ginkaku-ji Temple(The Silver Pavilion)

    GreenGreen

    Area:Eastern Kyoto

  • Shinnyo-do Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Eastern Kyoto

  • Honen-in Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Eastern Kyoto

  • Eikan-do Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Eastern Kyoto

  • Nanzen-ji Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Eastern Kyoto

  • Heian-jingu Shrine

    GreenGreen

    Area:Eastern Kyoto

  • Choraku-ji Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Eastern Kyoto

  • Maruyama Park

    GreenGreen

    Area:Eastern Kyoto

  • Kiyomizu-dera Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Eastern Kyoto

  • Sennyu-ji Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Eastern Kyoto

  • Tofuku-ji Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Eastern Kyoto

  • Kyoto Botanical Gardens

    GreenGreen

    Area:Central Kyoto

  • Umekoji Park

    GreenGreen

    Area:Central Kyoto

  • Shosei-en Garden

    GreenGreen

    Area:Central Kyoto

  • Nijo-jo Castle

    GreenGreen

    Area:Central Kyoto

  • Shimogamo-jinja Shrine

    GreenGreen

    Area:Central Kyoto

  • Jingo-ji Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Western Kyoto

  • Toji-in Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Western Kyoto

  • Ryoan-ji Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Western Kyoto

  • Arashiyama Takao Parkway

    GreenGreen

    Area:Western Kyoto

  • Daikaku-ji Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Western Kyoto

  • Hokyo-in Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Western Kyoto

  • Gio-ji Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Western Kyoto

  • Nison-in Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Western Kyoto

  • Jojakko-ji Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Western Kyoto

  • Okochi-sanso Garden

    GreenGreen

    Area:Western Kyoto

  • Tenryu-ji Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Western Kyoto

  • Hogo-in Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Western Kyoto

  • Joju-ji Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Western Kyoto

  • Oharano-jinja Shrine

    GreenGreen

    Area:Western Kyoto

  • Yoshimine-dera Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Western Kyoto

  • Bishamon-do Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Yamashina

  • Daigo-ji Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Yamashina

  • To-ji Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Southern Kyoto

  • Jonan-gu Shrine

    GreenGreen

    Area:Southern Kyoto

  • Uji City: Byodo-in Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Nearby Cities

  • Uji City: Mimuroto-ji Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Nearby Cities

  • Nagaokakyo City: Komyo-ji Temple

    GreenGreen

    Area:Nearby Cities

  • Kameoka City: Izumo-daijingu Shrine

    GreenGreen

    Area:Nearby Cities

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  • Shimyo-in Temple

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    Area:Northern Kyoto

  • Mt.Hiei-zan Enryaku-ji Temple

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    Area:Northern Kyoto

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    Area:Northern Kyoto

  • Shisen-do Temple

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    Area:Northern Kyoto

  • Entsu-ji Temple

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    Area:Northern Kyoto

  • Hakusasonso Garden

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    Area:Eastern Kyoto

  • Konkai Komyo-ji Temple

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    Area:Eastern Kyoto

  • Murin-an Villa

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    Area:Eastern Kyoto

  • Kodai-ji Temple

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    Area:Eastern Kyoto

  • Old Mitsui Family Shimogamo Villa

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    Area:Central Kyoto

  • Kitano-tenmangu Shrine

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    Area:Central Kyoto

  • Saimyo-ji Temple

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    Area:Western Kyoto

  • Ninna-ji Temple

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    Area:Western Kyoto

  • Myoshin-ji Daiho-in Temple

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    Area:Western Kyoto

  • Arashiyama

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    Area:Western Kyoto

  • Hozu Valley

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    Area:Western Kyoto

  • Zuishin-in Temple

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    Area:Yamashina

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