Autumn foliage in Shiga Prefecture 2018

October 22

Fall colors at Konze no sato
Konze no sato (now 滋賀日産リーフの森)
Fall colors at Konze no sato
Konze no sato (now 滋賀日産リーフの森)
Fall colors at Konze no sato
Konze no sato (now 滋賀日産リーフの森)

November 8

Fall colors
Omifuji Botanical Gardens in Kitazakura, Yasu City
Fall colors at Tōhōzan Anyō-ji Temple
Tōhōzan Anyō-ji Temple (滋賀県 栗東市 東方山 安養寺)

November 9

Fall colors
Along the path to Takano Shrine (滋賀県 栗東市 高野神社)

November 10

Omifuji Karyoku Park woodland trail (近江富士花緑公園 森林散策コース)
Omifuji Karyoku Park trail (花緑公園 森林散策コース) above the Botanical Gardens in Kitazakura, Yasu City
Fallen leaves and maple tree in Omifuji Karyoku Park
Fallen leaves and maple tree in front of the Forestry Schoolhouse in Omifuji Karyoku Park (近江富士花緑公園 森林のわくわく学習館) in Yasu City
Fall colors in Omifuji Karyoku Park
Garden beside Furusatokan at Omifuji Karyoku Park (近江富士花緑公園 ふるさと館) in Yasu City, Mikamiyama (三上山) in the background
Reconstructed Yayoi period dwellings
Reconstructed dwellings in Yasu City Yayoinomori Historical Park (野洲市弥生の森歴史公園)

November 13

Fall colors and Mikamiyama
Fall colors at the ground golf course along Yasugawa in Tateirichō, Moriyama-shi, Mikamiyama (三上山) in the background

November 15

Fall colors at Yayoinomori
Water lily pond in Yasu City Yayoinomori Historical Park (野洲市弥生の森歴史公園)
Fall colors at Yayoinomori
Water lily pond in Yasu City Yayoinomori Historical Park (野洲市弥生の森歴史公園)
Fall colors at Yayoinomori
Water lily pond in Yasu City Yayoinomori Historical Park (野洲市弥生の森歴史公園)

Maple trees near Sato no Ie (里の家)
Maple trees near Sato no Ie (里の家) in Kitazakura, Yasu City
Reservoir in Autumn
Reservoir above Omifuji Botanical Gardens in Kitazakura, Yasu City

November 20

Fall colors at Shusse Fudoumyou (出世不動明王)
Stairs at Shusse Fudoumyou (出世不動明王) on Mount Myokoji (妙光寺山) in Yasu City
Fall colors at Shusse Fudoumyou (出世不動明王)
Stairs at Shusse Fudoumyou (出世不動明王) on Mount Myokoji (妙光寺山) in Yasu City

Fall colors at Mikami Jinja (三上神社)
Maple leaves at Mikami Jinja (三上神社) in Myokoji, Yasu City, Mikamiyama in the background
Mikami Jinja (三上神社)
Mikami Jinja (三上神社) across Oike (御池) reservoir at the base of Myokojiyama (妙光寺山) in Yasu City

November 25

Fall colors in Takano Park
Takano Park in Ritto City (滋賀県 栗東市 高野公園)
Fall colors at Takano Park
Takano Park in Ritto City

November 27

Fall colors in Omifujikaryoku Park (近江富士花緑公園)
Fall colors in Omifujikaryoku Park (近江富士花緑公園), Mikamiyama in the background
Fall colors in Omifujikaryoku Park (近江富士花緑公園)
Fall colors in Omifujikaryoku Park (近江富士花緑公園)
Fall colors in Omifujikaryoku Park (近江富士花緑公園)
Trail above the Botanical Gardens in in Omifujikaryoku Park (近江富士花緑公園)
Fall colors in Omifujikaryoku Park (近江富士花緑公園)
Along the trail above the Botanical Gardens in Omifujikaryoku Park (近江富士花緑公園)

Published by Greg Peterson

Professor Emeritus, Kyoto Notre Dame University. I have retired from full-time service (1977-2014) and now offer weekly lectures in interpersonal and intercultural communication. Since 1980 I have lived in Shiga Prefecture, Japan, where I enjoy outdoor activities, especially photography, hiking, and cycling.

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