Kyoto - Understand Kyoto & Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)

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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 hints on the gay and lesbian scene and tips for women travellers, travelling with kids and travellers with disabilities, as well as 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 - from Kyoto’s Early History to Kyoto Today & Tomorrow, People & Culture: Geisha, Religion, Arts & Crafts: Performing Arts, Kyoto Crafts, Ikebana, Architecture & Gardens: Temples, Shrines, Types of Japanese Gardens, The Tea Ceremony: The Ins & Outs of Tea Ceremonies, Transport, Directory A–Z and Language.

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55 pages

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These are our most comprehensive, in-depth city guides, designed for visits lasting from a couple of days up to one week or more. Packed with extensive coverage, reviews, well-kept secrets, hidden gems and much more, they’re invaluable before and during your trip.

  • Information-rich to ensure you get the most from your time away
  • Organised by neighbourhood with detailed listings on everything
  • from top sights and activities to shopping, nightlife and accommodation
  • Includes an A-Z Survival Guide and extensive pre-planning sections
  • Full colour, pull-out detailed city map plus colour maps throughout

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