Fall Illumination Season has Begun in Kyoto 2016

Fall Illumination Season has Begun in Kyoto 2016

Shoren-in Temple Illumination
Shoren-in Temple Illumination

If you are in Kyoto now (– the beginning of December 2016), do plan to visit at least one or two illumination spots in Kyoto.

Spring and Fall are believed to be the best time to visit Kyoto, and if you are lucky enough to do it, then you’d better enjoy all the great & beautiful things only this time of the year offer! And experiencing illumination events is one of the activities you should consider while these colorful autumn foliage can be viewed.

So, here’s the excerpt from our “Kyoto Illumination Event Calendar 2016/2017“.

Fall/Winter

Sagano Sightseeing Tram Middle of October – Beginning of December
Take trains leave Torokko Sagano Station 16:00 – 18:00 (1240 yen for round trip)
Kodaiji Temple 10/21 – 12/11 (2016) Sunset – 21:30 (600yen)
Shorenin Temple 10/28 – 12/4 (2016) 18:00 – 21:30 (800yen)
Chionin Temple 11/3 – 12/4 (2016) 17:30 – 21:00 (800yen)
Eikando Temple 11/8 – 12/4 (2016) 17:30-20:00 (600yen)
Daikakuji Temple 11/11 – 12/4 (2016) 17:30 – 20:00 (500yen)
Kiyomizudera Temple 11/12 – 12/4 (2016) 18:30-21:30 (400yen)
Hogonin Temple 11/11 – 12/4 (2016) 17:30-20:15 (600yen)
Kitano Tenmangu (Red Maple Garden) 11/12 – 12/4 (2016) Sunset – 20:00 (700yen with a cup green tea and traditional sweet)

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