Every year at this time the Eizan Railway, which runs through my town up into the mountains to the towns of Kibune and Kurama, has a “Momiji Tunnel” event that coincides with the “Momiji Touro” illumination event in Kibune. Beginning at dusk, the trains going to and from Kurama slow down and turn off internal […]
The 2009 Hana Touro illumination event will be held evenings from December 11-20. Arashiyama’s main street, including the Togetsukyo Bridge, will be illuminated with lanterns, along with side streets, bamboo forests and temples (excluding Tenryu-ji).
Another autumn leaf viewing season in Kyoto washes away.