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Exploring Kyoto free pdf "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

About Judith Clancy

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.

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Author : Judith Clancy
Publisher : Stone Bridge Press
Data Published : 02 July 2008
ISBN : 1933330643
EAN : 9781933330648
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 296 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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