Tamba-Sasayama: Inn to the Heart of a Village

Journeys in Japan

28m 00s
Broadcast on August 9, 2022 Available until March 31, 2024

If you venture up north from Hyogo Prefecture's castle town Tamba-Sasayama, you will arrive in a picturesque village from another time. This is Maruyama, which until recently faced extinction, but was reborn as a village inn. On this journey, Canadian hotelier Vincent Ng explores the village, meeting its residents and discovering the story of its revival.

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