I was told by some Kyoto citizens that the fall colors would be much better in two weeks-looks good to me. These pictures are of Katsuragawa river in Arashiyama.
Here are some fresh Matsutake mushrooms on sale. Mushrooms are considered a fall season treat in Japan.
Here's a random shot of a gate and some fall foliage.
A traditional statue in an open courtyard.
Spectacular colored leaves in front of a torii gate.
Monkey fern trees.
A fierce looking wooden demon mask.
A small roadside shrine.