With Autumn well underway, and the glorious season of leaves turning into flaming reds and burning oranges just beginning, this is the perfect season to get away from the concrete nightmare of the city and escape to the calming influence of Mother Nature. Japan's autumn leaves or koyo, as it is referred to in Japanese, are some of the best that can be seen on the planet. But, the only drawback is: doesn't everybody know it. It's tough to appreciate the leaves themselves with all the admirers ambling through the woods in droves.
We got our hands on some from the spring, and -- as you may have guessed -- the garden is just as gorgeous this time of year. From delicate cherry blossoms to the season's fresh greenery, Yoshiike gives guests the opportunity to really feel the new life of spring, as well as the beauty of all four seasons.