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For an enjoyable view of lit-up crimson maple leaves from the train windows, Eizan Electric Railway began operation of the autumnal maple leaf train, running between Demachiyanagi and Kurama stations in Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, on November 8. Although most leaves have just started to turn, some are already blazing red. Passengers cheered the sight, exclaiming, "Beautiful."
A photograph exhibition titled "Traces of a Lost Ceremony" featuring works by Adam Marelli, an American photographer who captures the heart of craftsmen in Kyoto, is being held at Leica Gallery Kyoto in Hanamikoji-dori Shijosagaru, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto.
The auction of "Bo-dara," or dried cod, an indispensable ingredient in Kyoto's traditional New Year's food, began on November 11, at the First Central Municipal Wholesale Market in Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto. As broker after broker made successful bids for an array of New Year's delicacies, the market came to life as it heads into the close of the year.
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