A Koyasan Shingon Buddhist temple with a garden designated a National Place of Scenic Beauty located in Obama City, Fukui Prefecture. Also a renowned destination for flower viewing, here visitors can enjoy beautiful azaleas in spring, fresh verdure in early summer, and fall foliage in autumn. The autumn colors are particularly spectacular and the contrast between the white sand of the temple's dry landscape garden and the reds and golds of the tree leaves entrances visitors. In most years, the temple's 200 some Japanese mountain maples begin turning color from mid-November.
Fukui Pref. Obamashi Kanaya 74-23
Fukui Pref. Obamashi Kanaya 74-23 [map]
- State of fall foliage
- Fallen leaves
- Autumn foliage forecast
- Mid-Nov.-Late Nov.
- open everyday
- Parking Lot
- Night viewing
- Not available
- Public toilets
- momiji (Japanese maple)
- Period of illumination middle (period unknown), night viewing available
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
Fukui Main Areas
Northeast of Kyoto, the ancient Tojinbo Cliffs separate Fukui prefecture from the Sea of Japan in a stretch of land well worth exploring. Water sports and seaside delicacies are available in abundance as the spectacular rugged coastline flattens down into beaches to the west of the prefecture, while inland, Fukui is home to Zen Buddhist temples and historic ruins.