Journeys in Japan

Makabe: A Promise of Spring

28:03 | #402 | TV-G

The charming old castle town of Makabe is located in the foothills of Mt. Tsukuba, not far from Tokyo. It flourished as a regional cultural and industrial center from the Edo through Taisho periods. The Hina-matsuri (Hina Doll Festival) in Makabe is held annually from the beginning of February to early March. T

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