In autumn the climate is mild and comfortable, and then it is also the harvest season of fruits, rice, mushrooms and etc. You can enjoy fruits picking, like grape, apple, peach, and Japanese pear and so on. Also Japanese alcohol “Sake” is made from rice, and Saijyo in Higashi-hiroshima city is famous for tasty Sake. Saijyo Sake Festival is held in October every year, and many tourists visit and enjoy drinking a lot. In autumn, the mountains are colored with colored leaves to red and yellow, so the several famous places of colored leaves in Hiroshima prefecture would show you the autumnal beautiful sceneries. And then, autumn is the season of “Matsuri”. Matsuri means festival in Japanese, but it is not only festival. To Japanese, Matsuri is held on the purpose of praying their safe and health, and saying thanks for good harvest to Shinto gods. There are many Matsuri which are held all over Hiroshima prefecture, and especially Onomichi Betcha Matsuri is unique and famous. Three Oni(Devil) stuck people with sticks, and it is said that it is lucky and people stuck will be safe and healthy for a year. Autumn is the marvelous season to enjoy the colored nature, abundant crops and Japanese traditional culture.