Exploring Kyoto

On Foot in the Ancient Capital
Product Number: EB00642580
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780893469917
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
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Description

"Exploring Kyoto by long-term resident Judith Clancy is an excellent guide to exploring Kyoto on foot." -Lonely Planet Japan Among the world's most cherished ancient cities, Kyoto, Japan, is perfect for exploring on foot. Richly detailed and small enough to fit in a jacket pocket, Exploring Kyoto is an essential guide to becoming an enlightened pedestrian in the area once known as Yamashiro ("the back of the mountains"). Thoroughly revised and updated, this edition of Exploring Kyoto offers two new routes and spans a spectrum of geographical and cultural topography, from bustling downtown quarters to remote mountaintops, hip eateries to ancient shrines. Included are: * Thirty explorations, including the well-known-Mt. Hiei, Arashiyama, Heian Shrine, Ryoanji, Philosopher's Walk-and many hidden corners * Detailed maps tracing each route * Over thirty descriptive photos Essential tips on etiquette and behavior * Full index to all sites and attractions * In-depth information on local history, arts, and festivals

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Author(s): Judith Clancy
Genre: Travel
Original Publish Date: Apr 01, 2008

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