Japan

Beginning in the megatropolis of Tokyo, Sam will journey to the ancient imperial capital of Kyoto, bridging Japan's traditional past and its ultra-modern present.

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Matsukawa Liquor Store

Sam enjoys a sake-tasting.

Kaiya town Nishikikoji Takakurad¿ri up 569-2 Chukyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan

 
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Hanagumo

Sam learns the history behind the Geisha tradition.

Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto-Shi, Japan

 
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Tsujii Planning

Sam receives a Geisha makeover.

Matsuyu Bldg.3F, 364 Gion, Kiyomoto-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City, Japan

 
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Miki Bamboo

Sam learns how useful and vital bamboo is in Kyoto.

 
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Momijiya

Sam stays in a traditional Japanese ryokan.

Takao Umegahata, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-city 616-8289, Japan

 
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Egg Stall at Nishiki Market

Sam shops at Nishiki Market and learns about egg-making.

Shijo Agaru, Tominokoji-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City, Japan

 
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Kikuya Antique Kimonos

Sam learns the art of wrapping a kimono.

On Manjuji, east of Sakaimachi, Shimogyo-Ku, Kyoto, Japan

 
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Sushi Zanmai

Sam learns how to make sushi.

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