8月 12, 2019
You must see it at least once in your life! 10 popular autumnal spots that are absolutely recommended in autumn Fukuoka!
In Japan, You can enjoy the four seasons of spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Among the four seasons, the ones that are seen in the autumn are the brightly colored leaves of the trees. In this article, we introduce 10 spots where the scenery of autumn leaves is wonderful in the whole area of Fukuoka Prefecture. Although there are also spots that are away from the central city or where the access is inconvenient, all spots worth visiting, so we would like you to go if there is somewhere you want to visit.
1. A spot where you can feel the taste of the four seasons. Autumn leaves are a must-see! Fujieshi Gyorakuen
Fujieshi Gyorakuen is one of the best autumnal spots in the prefecture, located in Tagawa-gun, Fukuoka Prefecture. Here you can see the autumn leaves in the wonderful garden which has also been selected as a national designated scenic garden. There is no doubt that you can feel the Japanese atmosphere in this quaint garden.
There is also a relaxing cafe in the park, which is also a facility where you can feel Japanese-style. Of course, the fall season is a particularly recommended timing to visit, but you can see not only the autumn leaves but also the scenery of Japan’s four seasons throughout the year. Please visit here when you come to Fukuoka.
Name: Fujieshi Gyorakuen
Address: Amagi 6388, Kawasaki, Tagawa District, Fukuoka
Close: Monday, The third Tuesday *If Monday is holiday, next Tuesday will be closed.
Access: 20 minutes by car from Tagawa-Gotōji Station
Map: map to Fujieshi Gyorakuen
2. You can enjoy other than autumn leaves! Autumnal spot popular for families, Fukuoka Prefectural Shiouji Kenmin no Mori
This Fukuoka Prefectural Shiouji Kenmin no Mori is quite inconvenient to access as it takes 1 hour by walking from the station, so it is recommended to rent a car to visit.
Of course, it is a very wonderful place as autumn leaves spot, and you can also enjoy the adult vacation of taking a walk along a tree-lined path while watching the autumn leaves. Please spend a blessing time there!
Name: Fukuoka Prefectural Shiouji Kenmin no Mori
Address: Shioji 207, Umi, Kasuya District, Fukuoka
Time: 1 hour walking from Tofuro-Mae Station
Map: map to Fukuoka Prefectural Shiouji Kenmin no Mori
3. If you want to enjoy autumn leaves in the mountains, visit here! Mt. Sangun
Autumn leaves can be enjoyed in various spots, but especially the autumn leaves seen in the mountains are highly recommended because you can see the autumn leaves spread in front of you. If you enjoy the autumn leaves here in Fukuoka Prefecture, Mt. Sangun is recommended.
Mt. Sangun is familiar mountain as climbing spots in Fukuoka Prefecture. Especially at Forest of Showa located 300 meters above sea level, you can see rich nature, many flowers, and brooks, so that it is selected as one of the 100 forest baths. You can enjoy the four seasons throughout the year. There is also an athletic plaza where children can play. It is an excellent autumnal spot with a superb view while climbing the mountain leisurely with watching autumn leaves.
Name: Mt. Sangun
4. Autumn leaves forest is a must-see spot in Fukuoka! Kisshōji Park
This Kichijoji Park is adjacent to Kisshōji in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture. This park is divided into west and east sides across the footbridge. In the east of the park, there are the observatory deck which is the park’s landmark, the Ohfujiana with a size of 800 square meters, and the Lawn open space with a size of 2000 square meters.
In the west side of the park, there is Autumn Leaves Forest which is a spot to enjoy autumn leaves such as maple. As you can go to Kisshōji on foot easily, you can visit Kisshōji after enjoying the colored leaves!
Name: Kichijoji Park
Address: Kisshōjimachi 4, Yahatanishi-ku, Kitakyūshū-shi, Fukuoka
Access: 10 minutes by car from Chikuhō-Katsuki Station
Map: map to Kichijoji Park
5. A spot in Fukuoka fascinated by the colored leaves on the dam lake, Hyugami Valley
Autumn leaves, of course, look beautiful alone, but you can also enjoy the beauty including the surrounding landscape. Hyugami Valley, a popular autumnal spot in Fukuoka, is located near the Hyugakami Dam. The number of colored leaves in this area is small, but they are planted around Kehogi Rock, creating a beautiful landscape.
Especially the autumn leaves that are vividly colored around the dam has exquisite contrast with the dam, and you will be fascinated. This is a very recommended spot for anyone who likes to take pictures or who likes mystical spots! Please visit there.
Name: Hyugami Valley
Access: About 1 hour by car from Yame IC
6. Autumn leaves you can feel the history, Kiyomizu Temple Honbo Garden
The Honbo Garden located in the mountains of Kiyomizu Temple in Miyama City is also a famous autumnal spot in Fukuoka Prefecture. Because Kiyomizu Temple is located in the back of the mountain, you can feel the nature as well as the history, and you can spend a relaxing time that you can not taste in the daily life.
A particularly recommended spot among them is the historic garden Kiyomizu Temple Honbo Garden, which is said to have been built by Sesshu, who is famous for his ink painting during the Muromachi period. The garden you can see with sitting on the edge of the garden looks so wonderfully relaxing. A lot of people come to see this scenery, especially in the fall season. Why Don’t you go at least once?
Name: Kiyomizu Temple Honbo Garden
Address: Setakamachi Motoyoshi 1117-4, Miyama-shi, Fukuoka
Access: 10 minutes by car from Setaka Station
Map: map to Kiyomizu Temple Honbo Garden
7. The oldest temple in Omuta City, Fukuoka Prefecture. Autumn leaves spot to visit, Fukoji Temple
If you want to watch the autumn leaves in Omuta City, which is at the southernmost location of Fukuoka Prefecture, you can’t miss Fukoji Temple. This is the oldest temple in Omuta city. The location is at the foot of Mt. Miikeyama. Especially recommended thing for the autumn season is the autumn leaves that line the path. Here you can walk beautifully and relaxedly through colored trees.
And it is a feature that the colored leaves in the precinct can be watched overlapping with the colored leaves of Mt.Miike. You can feel the Japanese taste very much with this unique autumnal scenery that you can see only in Japan! At Fukoji Temple, you can enjoy not only autumn but also other seasons. It is famous for its blooming Garyubai (Plum) in spring. Please take a look at it once!
Name: Fukoji Temple
Address: Imayama 2538, Omuta, Fukuoka
Access: 20 minutes from Omuta Station
Map: map to Fukoji Temple
8. Great maple that colors wonderfully with full of nature, Raizan Sennyoji Temple Daihio-in
Sennyoji Temple in Itoshima City, Fukuoka Prefecture. The huge “Thousand Hand Kannon here is also designated as an important cultural asset of the country. And, a magnificent maple tree towers up in the precinct, and this large maple tree is also a natural monument designated by Fukuoka Prefecture.
This spot is often ranked as 1st place in the fall color spot ranking in the prefecture. As well as the large maple trees in the precinct, more than 200 maples are planted in the Shinji Garden, and the view of the garden is full of Japanese taste. It is a recommended autumnal spot of Fukuoka Prefecture that makes you feel somewhat excited just by being there.
Name: Raizan Sennyoji Temple Daihio-in
Address: Raizan 626, Itoshima-shi, Fukuoka
Access: 20 minutes by car from Maehara Station
Map: map to Raizan Sennyoji Temple Daihio-in
9. Relaxing hunting of autumn leaves! Katsuyama Park
Katsuyama Park in Kitakyushu City is a large park with Kokura Castle, a large grass square, and a children’s playground. There are rivers flowing nearby, and there is a commercial facility River Walk, so it is perfect to take a break during the sightseeing in Kokura Castle or River Walk. The garden has wax tree and ginkgo and is suitable for spending time in the park while watching the autumn leaves slowly.
And as you can see the whole garden from the River Walk, we also recommend you to see the scenery of the autumn leaves seen from there. When you visit Fukuoka Prefecture for sightseeing, please visit there!
Name: Katsuyama Park
Address: Jonai 1, Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyūshū-shi, Fukuoka
Access: 10 minutes walking from Nishikokura Station
Map: map to Katsuyama Park
10. A couple must see! a famous spot for marriage, Kamado Shrine
A spot in the Dazaifu which is famous for god of marriage is the Kamado Shrine. In the season of colored leaves, autumn leaves are lighted up for a limited time, and there are a lot of colored leaves festivals and events. It is also loved by the locals as a popular autumn leaf spot in Fukuoka Prefecture.
The view of the path, which is especially gathered by maple and ginkgo, looks very good. As it is located near Dazaifu, it may be good to drop by after the sightseeing in Dazaifu with your partner or your female friends. Don’t you look forward to beautiful autumnal scenery at this tourist spot in Fukuoka Prefecture where you can feel history?
Name: Kamado Shrine
Address: Uchiyama 883, Dazaifu-shi, Fukuoka
Access: 40 minutes wakling from Dazaifu Station
Map: map to Kamado Shrine
Enjoy the beautifully colored autumn leaves in Fukuoka!
What did you think? In this article, we introduced 10 specially selected autumnal spots in Fukuoka Prefecture. There are a variety of autumn leaves spots from historical spots to natural spots! I think one of the pleasures of sightseeing in Japan is that you can taste the four seasons of Japan, And isn’t the autumn leaves particularly popular? Please touch the charm of it!