Sightseeing News

Autumn Leaves Report from Kyoto -Koetsuji temple, Northern Kyoto

The attached is autumn color at Koetsuji temple, located in northern Kyoto city.
Though it is little known among tourists, autumn scenery at the temple is spectacular! Especially the approach to the temple is described as the “tunnel of autumn foliage” and worth seeing.
Also beautiful bamboo fence with atmosphere known as “Koetsu-gaki” fence is must-see.
The place was originally used as the residence of Honami Koetsu, an artist of the Edo Period (around 17th century). Fallen red leaves are also beautiful.

Access: take city bus from Kita-oji station of Kyoto City Subway