Kegon Falls, other Nikko landmarks illuminated for visitors

NHK -- Nov 14

Kegon Falls in the city of Nikko, north of Tokyo, is currently being illuminated at night to attract tourists even after the end of the fall foliage season.

The event began on Saturday evening with a man dressed as a mountain priest blowing a seashell horn.

A priest from a Shinto shrine near Lake Chuzenji prayed for safety before the waterfall was lit up shortly after 5:30 p.m.

The evening illumination event runs through Sunday. ...continue reading