Kyoto - Understand Kyoto and Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)
This chapter contains the Kyoto Today, History, Religion, Geisha, Arts & Crafts, Architecture & Gardens, The Tea Ceremony, Transport, Directory A-Z, and Language chapters from Lonely Planet’s Kyoto guidebook.
All the info you need on everything from history, ikebana, kabuki and Zen gardens to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get tips for women travellers, gay and lesbian travellers, travellers with disabilities, and travellers with kids. And get the most out of your conversations with a handy language guide and glossary.
- a rundown on Kyoto’s traditional crafts and where to find them
- info on geisha and their history
- full coverage of Japanese temple and shrine architecture
- details on tea ceremony history and etiquette
Coverage includes: Kyoto Today, History, Religion, Geisha, Arts & Crafts, Architecture & Gardens, The Tea Ceremony, Transport, Directory A-Z, and Language.
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