This time, it is an article about “Tofuku-ji Temple”, which is one of Kyoto’s spectacular autumn leaves.

From basic information such as the time when autumn leaves come to sight, access method, and observation time, we will introduce useful information that can be enjoyed.


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“Tofukuji Temple” introduced this time is a famous spot of autumn leaves known as a scenic spot in autumn Kyoto.

Such “Tofuku-ji” is a popular tourist destination where many tourists visit other than the autumn season, and there are more than 200,000 square meters of grounds in the precincts, and some buildings are designated as national treasures.

In the fall foliage season, you can see a maple (※ popular name: acaly autumn leaves) colored in golden color at the place called Tsutenbashi that connects the precinct main hall, Kaisangdo and Fumon-in, “Tofukuji (Tofukuji It has become a popular spot among

In the next section, we will introduce the basic information of “Tofukuji Temple”.

Basic information

In this section, we will introduce basic information such as autumnal information and viewing time of Tofukuji Temple.

Basic informationName: Ohonsan Tofukuji Temple

Address: 15-778 Honcho, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0981

Traffic access (train)
About 10 minutes on foot from JR “Tofukuji Station”
About 8 minutes on foot from Keihan Electric Railway Toba Kaido Station

Visiting time

Normal: 9:00 to 16:30 (※ reception end time: 16:00)
November to early December: 8:30 to 16:30 (※ reception end time: 16:00)
From the beginning of December to March: 8:30 to 16:00 (※ reception end time: 15:30)

Admission fee
Tsutenbashi · Kaizando: 400 yen
Honbo Garden: 400 yen

Parking lot: Closed in late October-early December

Phone number: 075-561-0087

Official homepage:

Autumn leaves information

Beginning of coloring: mid-November
The best time to see autumn leaves: late November to early December
Falling trees: Japanese maple, Japanese honeybee, Japanese Maple, maple

What to see

The highlight of Tofuku-ji Temple, which is the most popular autumn leaf spot in Kyoto in autumn, is a scene where about 2,000 maples growing around the ground dye one side.

If you can see autumn leaves beautifully in the precincts, you can immerse yourself in the sensation of walking on a heavenly top that has been dyed in amber by the autumn leaves from the popular “Tsutenbashi”.

The fantastic scenery that colors the temple and the entire precincts in amber is fascinated by the viewer.


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The “Tofukuji Temple” introduced this time attracts people especially in the autumn season, and many people from Japan as well as Kansai gather.

Therefore, when you try to access by car, private parking lot becomes full, and it is often caught in traffic.

It is recommended to use public transport as much as possible.

I hope everyone enjoys the fall colors comfortably and can make good memories of the fall.

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