Yumotoko Lake is my starting point. It’s still dark, so I have to watch my steps. (Photo: Josef Diermair)

Nikko’s Senjogahara

The battlefield of the gods

Josef Diermair   - 1 min read

When someone tells me that he has been to Nikko, I immediately ask if he also went to Senjogahara. And much more often than not the answer will be no. This always shocks me so much, that I want to hit this rather pitiful person with my tripod to wake him up and send him back to Nikko.

Senjogahara, a 4 square kilometer marshland located just behind Ryuzu Falls, is simply amazing and I am psyched every time I go there.

So stay ducked down; after all it's the battlefield of the gods!

Josef Diermair

Josef Diermair @josef.diermair

See my works at Japan PhotoArt (http://japanartphoto.com/) or reach me by email at: josef33@gmail.comOriginally from Austria, I have lived in Japan since 1996. Making my home in Yokohama, my favorite photographic locations include Kamakura, where I lived for 13 years. The temples there and the al...