Fantastic view from the top of the hill behind Nison-in Temple (Photo: Tomoko Kamishima)

Kyoto Nison-in Temple in Autumn

Nice distant view from the top of the hill

Tomoko Kamishima   - 1 min read

Nison-in Temple in Arashiyama (northwest Kyoto) is a fantastic place to enjoy autumn leaves. The view from the top of the hill behind the temple is a secret spot, and especially nice. Most of the people stay at the long approach and at the main temple buildings to snap photos of the autumn leaves. But if you are a good walker, don’t stop there. Please walk up the steps through the cemetery area and climb up the hill. You’ll overlook a stunning view of the gorgeous colored mountains below.

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Tomoko Kamishima

Tomoko Kamishima @tomoko.kamishima

Japan is a small island nation, but we have a huge number of surprising things to discover here. Many of these delights can be found when you step off the main street onto small side paths. I really enjoy studying about and researching various aspects of traditional Japanese culture, and then sha...