Autumn Seasonal Fruit ~Kaki (柿)~
* * *It is the best time to view Higanbana (red spider lilies) from end of September to October in Japan. In Kinchakuda, Hidaka city, Saitama pref., there are about 5 million Higanbana and it's like a red carpet! From Sep 21st to Oct 6th, "Manjushage (Higanbana) Festival" will be held and street stalls sell special product of Hidaka.
Saitama Prefecture Official: http://www.sainokuni-kanko.jp/eng/
* * *Photo of the day is cosmos at Akashi Kaikyo National Government Park in Awaji city, Hyogo pref.
This park has a magnificent view of the sea at Osaka Bay and beautiful flowers bloom in each season.
Cosmos are best viewed from October, please visit and see yourself!
Location information: http://www.jnto.go.jp/eng/location/regional/hyogo/awajishima.html
Official Website: http://awaji-kaikyopark.jp/english