Exploring Kyoto

Exploring Kyoto

On Foot in the Ancient Capital

eBook - 2008
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"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


Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Stone Bridge Press, c2008
Edition: Rev. and updated ed
ISBN: 9780893469917
0893469912
Characteristics: 1 online resource (296 p.) :,ill., maps

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