Kyoto Gyoen National Garden

One of the famous places for viewing foliage of ginkgo and maple trees in beautiful colors

In autumn, the changing colors of the leaves can be seen at many places in the garden. In addition to ginkgo and maple trees, various other trees turn color, such as white Enkianthus perulatus, burning bush (Euonymus alatus), and Euonymus alatus f. striatus. The famous viewing spots are the original site of the Gakushuin school and the site of the Gyokado palace.

The original site of the Gakushuin is known for its great ginkgo. Other trees with colored foliage, such as the Japanese maple, also grow in the garden. The site of the Gyokado palace is also known for ginkgo with leaves that changes color. Japanese maple trees can also be viewed at the site.