Japan adores autumn. People go into the mountains and to temples to enjoy the brilliant colors of leaves. From Hokkaido to Kyushu, we feature must-see spots for autumn scenery.
Autumn and winter also bring yearnings to soak in hot springs and baths for both bodily comfort and spiritual well-being. Choose a quick getaway or a lengthy stay at these selections of hot spring resorts that exemplify contemporary hospitality. Plus, the luxury of the bathing experience can be enjoyed even in the privacy of an ordinary home!
*From Kateigaho International Japan Edition Autumn/Winter 2010 issue (vol. 26), Autumn/Winter 2012 issue (vol. 30) and Autumn/Winter 2013 issue (vol. 32).
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