Broadcast on September 9, 2019
Available until September 9, 2020
Octopuses, a huge Buddha, and a shrine torii gate protruding through buildings. We take you to the backstreets of Kyoto -- just around the corner from famous sights like Nishiki Market and Yasaka Pagoda to discover some of the city's unusual and unknown attractions. We introduce an intimate restaurant and an entertainment district tour to meet the illusive maiko. Also our studio guest advises us on green tea, how to pour the perfect brew of Gyokuro tea and his favorite Buddhist temple in Uji.
Reporter: Alan Hawley