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Seasonal highlight Autumn

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Hyogo of Autumn meets season of colored leaves, and trees of mountains begin to change color. Tamba area is dotted with beautiful shrines and temples Buddhist temples of colored leaves and can enjoy in particular colored leaves circulation. In addition, a lot of famous spots of waterfall are in Hyogo having the topography full of changes. Many tourists come for scenery of waterfall dyed autumn colors, and Nunobiki Waterfall and Harafudotaki Falls, Tentaki Falls are chosen as 100 selections of Japanese waterfalls. When Autumn deepens, superb view of sea of clouds is seen, and sea of clouds of castle in the sky, Takeda Castle Ruins is particularly famous.

Nunobiki Falls / colored leaves (Kobe, Hanshin)

Nunobiki Falls in Kobe City is waterfall hanging over Ikuta River midstream located at the mountain side of Shin-Kobe Station which is stop of Shinkansen. It is chosen as "100 selections of Japanese waterfalls", and, as for "the Nunobiki Falls," Ontaki Falls is mei* of 43m in height of with generic name of waterfall of four of Ontaki Falls, Mentaki Falls, Meotodaki Falls, Tutumigadaki Falls. Trees of mountain turn Autumn and can look at scenery of waterfall dyed autumn colors.

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Nada Fighting Festival (Nada no Kenka Matsuri) (Harima)

Quarrel Festival of rough sea is popular name of fall annual festival to be held in Matubara-Hachiman-jinja Shrine of Shirahama-cho, Himeji-shi. According to the name called quarrel Festival, it is strange festival that is rare in Japan to bump miniature shrine. Festival is held every year for .15 days on October 14, and act of God and seven stands letting you bump three miniature shrines are intense, and "stand kneading on fire" to parade around town nails eyes of people.

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Sea of clouds (Tajima) of Takeda Castle Ruins

Takeda Castle Ruins in Asago City is Yamashiro on behalf of Japan built on the mountaintop of 353m above sea level. Because we seem to appear in sea of clouds by season, we are called "castle in the sky". Morning fog occurs in early morning when we cleared well from Autumn in particular to Winter, and Takeda Castle Ruins wrapped in this sea of clouds is superb view reminding of castle which right floats in the heavens.

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Tamba maple Miyama / Entsuji Temple (tamba)

It is dotted with temples where colored leaves are beautiful in Tamba City, and colored leaves circulation around 9 ke temples call Entsuji Temple in particular, Sekiganji Temple, Kogenji Temple of popularity tamba maple Miyama badly, and person that there is many visits. Including colored leaves shining in colored leaves coloring triple tower, pond of the precincts is very tasteful. There is temple where events is performed in about November every year at time of colored leaves.

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