We asked, you answered. Here are some of your top recommendations for the ultimate autumnal viewing spots in Japan: 🍁 Shizuoka near Kawane Onsen. Located in the Chubu region of Honshu, visitors should also check out Miho Beach for views of Mount Fuji! 🍂 Takayama. This atmospheric town is also a gateway to the hiking paradise of the Japan Alps and the UNESCO listed thatched-roofed village of Shirakawa-go. 🍁 Hokkaido near Lake Shikotsu. Lake Shikotsu has some of the clearest water in the world and is surrounded by natural beauty! A great place to see the changing autumnal colours. 🍂 Minoh Falls. Located in Minoh Quasi-national Park in northern Osaka Prefecture.