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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 worlds 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, Philosophers 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

Synopsis:

New edition of the acclaimed guidebook to Japan's most popular tourist destination.

Synopsis:

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

Synopsis:

"Exploring Kyoto by long-term resident Judith Clancy is an excellent guide to exploring Kyoto on foot."-Chris Rowthorne, Lonely Planet Japan, 2003

A revised, updated edition with two new walks! Kyoto is famous for its festivals, Zen gardens, temples, and universities. Thirty-two walking tours guide you through famous sites and back-street locales. Includes detailed maps, photos, and notes about Kyoto's cultural and historical background.

About the Author

Judith Clancy has lived in Kyoto since 1970, and her interest in the traditions of the ancient capital has led her to study and write about traditional music, the tea ceremony, and Ikebana. While acting as the guide and interpreter for various groups, she established ties with many dedicated traditional artists and teachers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781933330648
Subtitle:
On Foot in the Ancient Capital
Author:
Clancy, Judith
Publisher:
Stone Bridge Press
Subject:
Asia - Japan
Subject:
Asia - Far East
Subject:
Walking
Subject:
Guidebooks
Subject:
Kyoto (Japan) Description and travel.
Subject:
Walking - Japan - Kyoto
Subject:
Travel-Japan
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20080401
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
60 BandW photographs and maps
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
7 x 5 x 0.8 in 11 oz

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New edition of the acclaimed guidebook to Japan's most popular tourist destination.
"Synopsis" by , 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
"Synopsis" by , "Exploring Kyoto by long-term resident Judith Clancy is an excellent guide to exploring Kyoto on foot."-Chris Rowthorne, Lonely Planet Japan, 2003

A revised, updated edition with two new walks! Kyoto is famous for its festivals, Zen gardens, temples, and universities. Thirty-two walking tours guide you through famous sites and back-street locales. Includes detailed maps, photos, and notes about Kyoto's cultural and historical background.

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