“HIGHLIGHTING Japan” is an official monthly online magazine to promote understanding of Japan for the people around the world, with variety of themes.
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#160 September 2021THE COLORFUL LEAVES OF AUTUMN IN JAPAN
Japanese people have appreciated the changing colors of autumn since ancient times. In this month’s Highlighting Japan, we introduce some famous spots for viewing the autumn foliage, from mountains and lakes to temples and museum gardens. We look too at some of the beautiful creations that colorful autumn leaves have inspired, including paintings, kimono fabric designs, and seasonal Japanese sweets.