Core Kyoto

The ancient capital, Kyoto, continues to be innovative after 1,200 years. We dive deep into its core in this definitive program.

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Airs on: Japan NHK World (2013 - now)
Runtime: 30 minutes
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Travel

Official site: www3.nhk.or.jp

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The biggest event in the mountain village of Hirogawara in northern Kyoto is held in late August. Men hurl flaming bundles into the air to light a torch towering 20m high in prayer for good health and harvests. Originating from a fire prevention ritu

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