Yasugi: Discoveries Along the Iron Road

Journeys in Japan

28m 00s
Broadcast on February 7, 2023 Available until March 31, 2024

Jonathan Senior discovers Japan's iron history in Yasugi, a transport hub from long ago. He learns about the old clay tatara furnaces for producing steel blooms and visits an impressive castle ruin. His trip also takes him to artisan studios for crafting swords, incense and iron candle stands.

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