Kyoto Machiya Restaurant Guide

Affordable Dining in Traditional Townhouse Spaces
Product Number: EB00648999
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781611725490
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
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Description

Machiya, or townhouses, are traditional wooden dwellings in Kyoto that evoke the elegance and culture of Japan's old capital with their architectural details, beautiful gardens, and intimate rooms. Many have been converted into restaurants to create unforgettable dining experiences. Enjoying healthy food in a historic, traditional Kyoto environment is a rare pleasure. Here are some 130 restaurant listings (food, decor, hours, addresses, prices, maps, and index) and a photographic guide to machiya architecture, culture, and aesthetics. Judith Clancy has lived in Japan since 1970 and is the author of Exploring Kyoto. Ben Simmons is a Japan-based photographer.

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Author(s): Judith Clancy
Genre: Travel
Original Publish Date: Sep 18, 2012

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