Autumn leaves, Kawaguchiko, Mt Fuji
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In photos: see stunning autumn leaves from Tokyo to Hiroshima

Autumn foliage in the capital and southern Japan is a brilliant mix of golden yellow, red and orange

Youka Nagase
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Youka Nagase

Tokyo’s gardens and parks are awash in colourful autumn leaves right now. Plus, the south of Japan – including Kyoto, Nara, Osaka and Hiroshima – has been enjoying beautiful foliage for the past week or two.

There’s just too much scenery to see in one season, so we’ve found some of the best shots on social media for you to enjoy from home. Here are some awe-inspiring images of Japan’s best autumn leaves. 

Buttsuji Temple, Hiroshima

Hananuki Gorge, Ibaraki

Okuboji Temple, Kagawa

Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Kyoto

Tanzan Shrine, Nara

Katsuo-ji Temple, Osaka

Yabakei Dam, Oshima

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Kankyo Geijutsu No Mori Park, Saga 

Meiji Jingu Gaien, Tokyo

Maple Corridor, Yamanashi

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