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Autumn leaves (koyo)

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 Autumn Color Report 2014 

Colorful leaves (koyo) are to the Japanese autumn what cherry blossoms are to spring. The viewing of autumn leaves has been a popular activity in Japan for centuries and today draws large numbers of travelers to famous koyo spots both in the mountains and in the cities.

Each year, starting in mid September, the "koyo front" slowly moves southwards from the northern island of Hokkaido until it reaches the lower elevations of central and southern Japan towards the end of November. Some trees around Tokyo and Kyoto remain colorful into early December.

Guide to Autumn Colors:

Autumn Color Reports 2014
November 21
Osaka
November 20
Kyoto
November 19
Korankei
November 18
Miyajima
November 18
Tokyo
November 17
Kyoto
November 14
Kyoto
November 14
Himeji
November 13
Fuji
November 13
Tokyo
November 12
Eiheiji
November 11
Kyoto
see all reports - see 2013 reports - schedule of upcoming reports

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Nationwide koyo forecast provided by the Japan Travel and Tourist Association.

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