Three Days in Nikko

I recently spent three days in Nikkō, one of Japan’s most important historical and religious sites. The area is not only a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, but an excellent place for hikers and mountain climbers.

Mt. Nantai from Lake Chuzenji

While there, I climbed 2,486 meter Mt. Nantai and visited all of the World Heritage shrines and temples, as well as Kegon Falls–one of the largest, most famous and loveliest waterfalls in Japan.

Nikko’s famous Kegon Falls

What does a sacred lake look like from 2,486 meters high? And what does that famous waterfall actually look like?

I answer those questions – with photographs – in the article I wrote for MATCHA magazine about the three day adventure:

Click through and see!