Korankei Maple Festival (Korankei Momiji Matsuri)
11/1/2020 ～ 11/30/2020
Korankei is known nationwide as a place to go and see autumn leaves. A "momiji matsuri", or "autumn leaves viewing festival", is held every year in November, which is the best time to see colored leaves on maple trees that are said to number around 4,000.
This year was supposed to be the 90th anniversary of Korankei before there was the threat of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In order to prevent the spread of infection, a portion of the events and the illumination of Mt. Iimori have been cancelled.
*Illumination and most events have been cancelled in 2020. Please confirm the latest information before heading out.
○ Memorial service in honor of the historical Buddhist priest Sanei
Holding time: November 1st (Sunday) 13:00
Place: Kojakuji Temple (not open to the public)
○ Jomon’s Peculiar Pottery Patterns – Recording the Beat of the Rope Markings – Exhibit
Holding time: October 31st (Saturday) to December 16th (Wednesday) 9:00-17:00
(closed on December 3rd and 10th)
Place: Asuke Chumakan
Major Cancelled Events
・Opening ceremony ・Korankei illumination ・Monkey show ・Bamboo lanterns at Kojakuji Temple ・Marching parade ・Wishing candles ・Jazz night in Korankei
*During the month of November, Korankei public parking lots are in operation and Korankei Park is open.
November 2020 Meitetsu Bus Time Table
November 2020 Korankei - Yakusa Station Shuttle Bus
Korankei: Iimori, Asuke-cho, Toyota-City, Aichi
*: Sanshu Asuke Yashiki Museum requires admission fee.
*: Subject to changes, please verify with direct sources, such as web site and etc., if needed.
|Opening days / hours||9:00 AM - 9:00 PM (Estimate)
*: Korankei Park always open.
|Phone number||0565-62-1272 (Asuke Tourism Association)|
|Parking lot||Available, paid (cap. 2,000 cars, 1,000 yen/vehicle)|
|Place||Asuke Town, Korankei Hiroba Square|
|Holding time||Early November to late November
(November 1st (Sunday) to 30th (Monday), 2020)
|Light-up illumination||From sunset (daily during the festival)|
|Access by Public Transportation||1-From Nagoya Station, board the Higashiyama Line subway and alight at Fushimi Station.
2-Change trains to the Tsurumai Line bound to Akaike and Toyotashi (may require changing trains again in Akaike - if changing trains in Akaike is not desirable, board the train bound for Toyotashi Station from Fushimi Station).
3-Alight at Toyotashi Station and, from the East Gate Bus Platforms, board the Meitetsu Bus bound for Asuke (足助［鞍ヶ池公園前・香嵐渓経由］Asuke Kuragaike-koen-mae, Korankei Keiyu - Asuke via Kuragaike Park and Korankei).
4-Ride for 45 min. (fee 800 yen) and get off at Korankei (香嵐渓).
|Access by car||Approx. 15 min. (9.4km) eastwards from Chikaraishi I.C. of the Sanage Green Road via Route 153, or;
Approx. 20 min. (13km) eastwards from Toyota-Kanpachi I.C. of the Tokai Loop Expressway via Route 153.
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Asuke Tourist Association Web Site (Japanese)
Event Information at Asuke Tourist Association Web Site (Japanese)
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