Autumn Foliage

Autumn Foliage in Sendai

At Rinnoji Temple, which features a traditional Japanese garden, you can enjoy the magnificent sight of the three-storied pagoda set against the spectacular colors of autumn foliage. Around the Akiu area, Zuihoden Mausoleum and other locations, attractions are illuminated at night, further enhancing the beauty of the season’s stunning colors.
Where: Rinnoji Temple, Akiu area, Zuihoden Mausoleum, etc.
When: November

Rinnoji Temple

Akiu Otaki Falls

Zuihoden Mausoleum

Nishi Park

Jozenji-dori Avenue

Naruko Gorge

Along with the parks and gardens within Sendai City itself, if you venture a little further out of the city, you can discover vast Autumn landscapes like that of Naruko Gorge, with its impressive 100m high cliffs spanning close to 2.5km.
When: Mid-October to early November