Autumn is the best time for traveling to Asia with a lot of beautiful places. From mid-October to the end of November each year, visitors to Osaka, Japan will enjoy the brilliant fall colors as the maple, tidbits simultaneously change the color of leaf to red and yellow. The post will show for tourists amazing places for the fall in Japan.
1. Mino Park
This is located in a valley in the north of the city of Osaka. From Umeda Station in central Osaka, you take the train to the station Ishibashi, then you change train to the Hankyu Minoo which takes about 30 minutes and 270 yen you will reach the magnificent forest. From the station, you start walking to discover ancient autumn beauty here.
One side of the park is the river with lines of maple trees and the others are typical traditional house of Japanese. Walking about 3 km next, a majestic waterfall will appear before guests’ eyes. The waterfall is the highlights of the Minoo Park by a height of 33m.
Located in the middle of the trail to the waterfall is Ryuanji Temple with distinctive red maple leaf mixed in color scarlet of the bridge which forms the backdrop of ancient green moss. Additionally, on a roadside, you can enjoy signature dishes of the fall as Momiji Tempura the shape’s maple leaf.
2. Osaka Castle
Osaka Castel which is built in 1583 belonging to Toyotomi family but it burnt down in part by the war in 1665 is a symbol of Osaka city. Until 1931, the building was restored with inside the rebuilt with reinforced concrete so that visitors can learn about the process of building castles in the history of Japan. The beauty of autumn in there can not match the beauty in spring but you still feel like entering a new world because, in the fall, the whole castle is rolled in yellow red velvet curtain. The ancient and magnificent stone walls created fascinating shades of the autumn.
The nearest station is Tanamachi 4 station where you can spend 10-minute walk to the Osaka Park where this ancient castle located.
3. Midosuji Avenue
In addition to the red maple forest, the wind blooming yellow ginkgo tree nursery is also a special beauty of the earth to collect Osaka when entering the fall. Midosuji Avenue is the place where you should mark. It’s 4 km long and 44 m wide, stretching from north to south and linking the 2 Osaka’s largest entertainment including Namba and Umeda. Take a stroll under the trees with colder air and the leaves gently fall creates a romantic landscape. Furthermore, if you want to shop or buying a souvenir for your family, you can choose in two sides of the road as well as enjoy Japanese foods.
4. Shinji Kang ancient temple
This is an ancient temple located in Minami-Kawachi region, southwest of Osaka. You can catch the train from the Nankai Koya station to Namba station and the last station is Kawachinagano station, and then catch a bus to go to the temple from Nankai about 15 minutes. The temple is built in 701; it was restored and preserved to this day.
Along with the ancient architecture, the temple is located on the gently sloping hills which also attract tourists with red- yellow color of autumn. The temple was elected to the top destination to explore the most attractive of Japan in autumn in 2014. Entrance ticket is 300 yen