Exploring Kyoto, Revised Edition : On Foot in the Ancient Capital, Paperback / softback Book

Exploring Kyoto, Revised Edition : On Foot in the Ancient Capital Paperback / softback



This revised and updated edition of the Japan travel classic and cultural guide gets you wandering from downtown quarters to remote mountaintop temples and features expanded information on new museums and gardens now open year-round for viewing. Judith Clancy's expert research weaves a rich narrative of Kyoto's history, local lore, and artistic and religious background to guide you through your journey. Includes:31 explorations including 5 mountain routes, 17 World Heritage Sites, Arashiyama, Kiyomizu-dera, Philosopher's Walk, the city's 6 Zen temple complexes, and much moreDetailed maps tracing each routeOver 30 descriptive photosTips on etiquette and behaviorA full index to all sites and attractions"Exploring Kyoto by long-term resident Judith Clancy is an excellent guide to exploring Kyoto on foot."-Lonely Planet JapanReviews of author's previous Kyoto Machiya Restaurant Guide"Opens our eyes to the beauty of details....

In these days of digital tablet guides, it's heartwarming to find publishers still dedicated to producing books that have texture and spatial depth, the warmth that only paper, with its shadows and grain, can transmit."-Japan Times"Judith Clancy has done a great job of making her expertise available to the visitor to Kyoto with this travel guide, in a small edition to fit easily into a bag or backpack."-Vegetable Japan blog


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
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  • Category: Asian history
  • ISBN: 9781611720419



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