As you step into the winter, if you begin to feel regret that you have missed the maple leaves viewing limited in autumn, no worries! Nakagyo City, Nagaokakyo in Kyoto is just the perfect spot where you can enjoy a good view of gradient maple leaves even in winter! Isn’t that amazing!
Yanagidani Kannon (Yokoku-ji Temple) is located in Nagaokakyo City, not far from Kyoto City and close to the famous Otokuni Bamboo Grove, where the main attraction is the eleven-faced, thousand-armed bodhisattva Kannon statue.
Lots of people come here to see the red maple leaves in autumn.
Gradient-colored leaves with red, orange, yellow, green color all in one, it looks like a rainbow!
You can go and visit Chōzuya to admire the beauty of colourful flowers that will definitely lift your spirits.
What are you waiting for, why see it on screen, when you can actually be there and experience the exquisiteness of nature in reality!
Yanagidani Kannon (Yokoku-ji Temple)
Address: No. 2, Jodo Valley Hall, Nagaokakyo City, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
Opening Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Transportation: Take a taxi from “Nagaoka Tenjin” Station on the Hankyu Kyoto Line, about 10 minutes away