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Kyoto is the number one travel destination for foreigners in Japan, but it can be a difficult place to navigate if you don't know Japanese. This handy new pocket atlas and transportation guide is an indispensable tool to help non-Japanese visitors find their way around the city.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Dedicated journalist and urban explorer Colin Smith has devoted many years to exploring Japan on foot and by various forms of public transportation. andlt;iandgt;Getting Around Kyotoandlt;/iandgt; is conveniently divided into chapters showing the user how to get to Kyoto by air or train, how to get into the city, and how to get around Kyoto and into the surrounding countryside using public transport. It includes chapters for Nara, Uji, Fushimi, Otsu, Ohara, Mt. Hiei, Kurama and other popular tourist areas around Kyoto.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Detailed maps are given for each district of Kyoto showing the precise locations of temples, shrines, gardens, museums, hotels, shopping districts, restaurants, parks and other landmarks. Smith gives the reader detailed information on how to take a subway, a train or a bus around the city, how to read the signs, and how to operate the Japanese ticket machines to buy a ticket. He provides route diagrams showing all the stops along each route so users know where to get on and off.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;Getting Around Kyotoandlt;/iandgt; includes:andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt; A large fold-out map of Kyoto andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Detailed area inset mapsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Train and subway routesandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Bus routes and bus stops near all the sightsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Other means of transport, like renting a bicycle and taking a taxiandlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;andlt;BRandgt;This guide is packed with practical and useful information on Kyoto lodgings, restaurants, and the best places to visitand#8212;including all of the region's famous temples, shrines, parks and historical monuments.

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Essential and practical information for navigating Kyoto

Synopsis:

An indispensable tool for getting around Kyoto, this handy guide comes loaded with a folded map, lots of area maps, train routes, subway routes and bus routes—essential and practical information for navigating around Kyoto.

Synopsis:

An indispensable tool for getting around Kyoto, this handy guide comes loaded with a folded map, lots of area maps, train routes, subway routes and bus routesand#8212;essential and practical information for navigating around Kyoto.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9784805309643
Subtitle:
Pocket Atlas and Transportation Guide; Includes Nara, Fushimi, Uji, Mt Hiei, Lake Biwa, Ohara and Kurama
Author:
Smith, Jane
Author:
Smith, Colin
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Subject:
Asia - Japan
Subject:
Travel-Japan
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Kyoto guidebook; Kyoto travel guide; Japan; travel to Kyoto; Kyoto map
Edition Description:
Vinyl Bound Paperback
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20150415
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
includes color pull-out folded map and c
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 in

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Product details 96 pages Tuttle Publishing - English 9784805309643 Reviews:
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Essential and practical information for navigating Kyoto
"Synopsis" by , An indispensable tool for getting around Kyoto, this handy guide comes loaded with a folded map, lots of area maps, train routes, subway routes and bus routes—essential and practical information for navigating around Kyoto.
"Synopsis" by , An indispensable tool for getting around Kyoto, this handy guide comes loaded with a folded map, lots of area maps, train routes, subway routes and bus routesand#8212;essential and practical information for navigating around Kyoto.
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