Matsuo Basho (1644-1694)
Night view of the ultra modern museum in Kanazawa.
Glowing autumn leaves on Lake Chuzenji, Nikko.
Entrance to the Temple Chion-in.
Daimyo Gyoretsu in Hakone
The barrel of the assets of Ebisu festival.
Performance during Gion Odori geisha.
Dance performance at the Hakone Daimyo Gyoretsu festival.
View of the city of Hiroshima from Hijiyama-koen Park.
A torch ablaze cypress branches.
Abode of the Hosokawa clan.
Entrance to the sanctuary Ikari Jinja.
Vintage hairstyles for the Jidai Matsuri.
Credit: DR Guylène Le Mignot
Each district Kawagoe manufactures its own tank to challenge others in the course of Kawagoe Matsuri.
An effect particularly popular among Japanese: the reflection of trees blushing leaves in water of a lake.
The leaves of the Japanese maple go to yellow to orange to red flamboyant during Koyo ("red leaves") autumn.
Osugi shrine-gongen to Kurama.
The driveway of the Kyoto Imperial Palace.
Labor Day was originally a harvest festival
Mitakidera temple under the blazing maples.
A deer in Momijidani Park, Miyajima.
Garden sanctuary Oyama Jinja.
Persimmon sliced and ready to eat!
Credit: Hélène Marbach
Ryogoku Kokugikan on a sanctuary of sumo in Tokyo.
The five-story pagoda of Kofukuji is reflected in the greenish waters.
Sanma fish with all the trimmings is one of the most popular dish in the fall.
There remain only two teahouses, Seika-tei and Yushin-tei, the former residence of the emperor lies in the Kyoto Imperial Palace.
With over 1400 years of history, this place of worship is not only one of the oldest in the city.
Entrance to the residence Takada.
Parade chariot of Takayama Matsuri.
Himeji Castle under the cherry trees.
Maples Tofukuji temple.
The sighting of the moon marks the beginning of Koyo, reddening of leaves in the fall
Garden path to the villa Murin Year.
Gold in the garden of the villa Shugaku-in statue.