A Buddhist temple located in Otsu City which has many National Treasures and Important Cultural Properties. Also widely known as a renowned destination for fall foliage, in autumn some 2,000 trees on its grounds dye the temple vivid reds and yellows. In November, the Atara Night Maple event is held in which the temple's maple trees are lit up after dark, providing visitors with enchanting scenery differing from that of the daytime.
Shiga Pref. Otsushi Ishiyamadera 1-1-1 [map]
- State of fall foliage
- Fallen leaves
- Autumn foliage forecast
- Mid-Nov.-Early Dec.
- open everyday
- Parking Lot
- Night viewing
- Public toilets
- momiji (Japanese maple), kaede (Japanese maple), ginkgo, Japanese mountain maple, Japanese zelkova, Japanese beech, iroha-momiji, cherry tree, Japanese rowan, dodan-tsutsuji
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
- On foot aboutminutes
- about m
- View route from Station View route from Bus Stop View route from IC View route from Parking
Nearby Tourist Attractions
Shiga Main Areas
Visitors to Shiga prefecture are almost always hopping east across the prefectural border from Kyoto, and they are almost certainly Lake Biwa-bound. Covering an area of 670 square kilometers, Lake Biwa makes up the bulk of Shiga prefecture, with beautiful lakeside paths that offer myriad walking and cycling opportunities, connecting a string of museums, shrines, and picturesque views that finally lead you to Hikone Castle on the eastern side of the lake.