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Getting Around Kyoto And Nara

Author : Colin Smith
ISBN : 9781462908974
Genre : Travel
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This Kyoto and Nara travel guide contains everything you need for getting around the region including a pull-out atlas! 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. Dedicated journalist and urban explorer Colin Smith has devoted many years to exploring Japan on foot and by various forms of public transportation. Getting Around Kyoto and Nara 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. 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. Getting Around Kyoto and Nara includes: A large fold-out map of Kyoto Detailed area inset maps Train and subway routes Bus routes and bus stops near all the sights Other means of transport, like renting a bicycle and taking a taxi This guide is packed with practical and useful information on the Kyoto region's lodgings, restaurants, and the best places to visit—including all of the region's famous temples, shrines, parks and historical monuments.

Lonely Planet Kyoto

Author : Lonely Planet
ISBN : 9781743605523
Genre : Travel
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Kyoto is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Get a panoramic view of Kyoto at Ginkaku-ji, catch a glimpse of geishas in the Gion district, or see Arashiyama's infinite stalks of bamboo; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Kyoto and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Kyoto Travel Guide: Full-colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including culture, history, performing arts, crafts, architecture, gardens, politics, and tea Free, convenient pull-out Kyoto map (included in print version), plus over 28 neighbourhood maps Covers Arashiyama, Sagano, the Kitayama Area, Northern Higashiyama, Southern Higashiyama, Northwest Kyoto, Downtown Kyoto, Central Kyoto, Kurama, Kibune, Ohara, Takao, the Gion district, Kyoto Station Area, and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Kyoto, our most comprehensive guide to Kyoto, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Japan guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer, or Lonely Planet's Discover Japan, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Kyoto And Nara Tuttle Travel Pack Guide Map

Author : Rob Goss
ISBN : 4805311797
Genre : Travel
File Size : 86. 9 MB
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The only guide you'll need for getting around Kyoto & Nara. Everything you need is in this one convenient package—including a large pull-out map! This brand new Japan travel guide by award-winning author Rob Goss, a longtime Japan resident, is designed for people with limited time. It covers not only the unique UNESCO World Heritage sites but also bustling Nishiki-koji street market and many smaller shrines and temples where enchanting moss and tree gardens lie hidden behind high stone walls. The list of things to do and see in Kyoto and Nara is literally endless, which is why you need an experienced author to point the way. Key features of this travel pack include: Kyoto and Nara's Best Sights highlights the top 11 things to see and do, from strolling the meditative grounds of Ginkaku-ji temple and contemplating the cryptic design of Ryoan-ji's Zen rock garden to exploring the bamboo grove in Arashiyama and enlivening the senses with a wander around Nishiki-koji food market. Exploring Kyoto and Nara takes you deep into the two former capitals with eight day-by-day guides, one day starting with a walk among the teahouses and geisha-houses of Gion and finishing in the sprawling grounds of Nijo Castle; other days taking in sights such as the gilded temple of Kinkaku-ji and the gardens of Daitoku-ji, or exploring the cluster of UNESCO World Heritage sites in Nara. Author's Recommendations gives specific details on the best hotels and restaurants; the most kid-friendly activities; the best nightspots; the top shopping areas; the best museums and galleries; the best cultural experiences, and the best festivals. Travel Practicalities provides essential information to make your trip go smoothly, from useful Japanese phrases and websites to information on money, transportation, travel visas, and much more. Easy-to-use and easy to carry, Tuttle Travel Pack Kyoto & Nara is packed with invaluable information, detailed maps, great photography, and tips on how to make the most of your stay while avoiding all of the fuss.

Tokyo Kyoto Ancient Nara

Author : Richard Lloyd Parry
ISBN : STANFORD:36105029154981
Genre : Travel
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Cadogan's Guide to Japan unravels the country's enigmatic combination of sleek sophistication and futuristic technology with the rites and traditions of an ancient civilization. Whether exploring mystic mountains with conch-blowing holy men, partying in the brash fast-moving cities, or contemplating Zen in exquisite rock gardens, the author's witty and informative commentary unfolds the mysteries of this often misunderstood land.

Kyoto And Nara Tuttle Travel Pack Guide Map

Author : Rob Goss
ISBN : 9781462916269
Genre : Travel
File Size : 73. 33 MB
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The only guide you'll need for getting around Kyoto & Nara. Everything you need is in this one convenient package—including a large pull-out map! This brand new Japan travel guide by award-winning author Rob Goss, a longtime Japan resident, is designed for people with limited time. It covers not only the unique UNESCO World Heritage sites but also bustling Nishiki-koji street market and many smaller shrines and temples where enchanting moss and tree gardens lie hidden behind high stone walls. The list of things to do and see in Kyoto and Nara is literally endless, which is why you need an experienced author to point the way. Key features of this travel pack include: Kyoto and Nara's Best Sights highlights the top 11 things to see and do, from strolling the meditative grounds of Ginkaku-ji temple and contemplating the cryptic design of Ryoan-ji's Zen rock garden to exploring the bamboo grove in Arashiyama and enlivening the senses with a wander around Nishiki-koji food market. Exploring Kyoto and Nara takes you deep into the two former capitals with eight day-by-day guides, one day starting with a walk among the teahouses and geisha-houses of Gion and finishing in the sprawling grounds of Nijo Castle; other days taking in sights such as the gilded temple of Kinkaku-ji and the gardens of Daitoku-ji, or exploring the cluster of UNESCO World Heritage sites in Nara. Author's Recommendations gives specific details on the best hotels and restaurants; the most kid-friendly activities; the best nightspots; the top shopping areas; the best museums and galleries; the best cultural experiences, and the best festivals. Travel Practicalities provides essential information to make your trip go smoothly, from useful Japanese phrases and websites to information on money, transportation, travel visas, and much more. Easy-to-use and easy to carry, Tuttle Travel Pack Kyoto & Nara is packed with invaluable information, detailed maps, great photography, and tips on how to make the most of your stay while avoiding all of the fuss.

Seeing Kyoto

Author : Juliet Winters Carpenter
ISBN : 9784770023384
Genre : Photography
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Kyoto is the heart and soul of Japan, the repository and guardian of itsncient spirit. With an informative text and 150 stunning colour images, thiseautifully produced book reveals all the charm and elegance of Japan's mosteloved city. Part 1 looks at historical Kyoto; Part 2 portrays the life andulture of the city; Part 3 introduces it's immediate predecessor as capitalnd close neighbour Nara; Part 4 tackles the juxtaposition of old and new inhe Kyoto of today.

Kyoto

Author : John H. Martin
ISBN : 9781462906352
Genre : Travel
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Kyoto, Japan's ancient capital and modern-day center of tourism and traditional culture, is one of the world's most beautiful and historic cities. Founded nearly 1,300 years ago and undamaged by the war, Kyoto today is the home of over 1,600 Buddhist temples, 400 Shinto shrines, countless national treasures and 17 World Heritage sites, including the famed Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle and Kiyomizu Temple. This book presents 29 easy–to–follow walking tours through Kyoto's history, its many unique districts and scenic areas full of charm and character. You'll discover not only the most renowned sites, such as the Silver Pavilion, the rock garden at Ryoan–ji Temple and the garden of the Heian Shrine, but also little–known areas off the beaten track. Much more than a guidebook, this volume tells the historical and cultural story of Kyoto's great monuments. The colorful tales, fascinating facts, larger–than–life characters and grand events that shaped the city and Japan at large will enthrall every reader. This updated and greatly expanded guide features over 100 color photos, full–color maps that trace each route and detailed diagrams of many individual sites.

Super Cheap Japan

Author : Matthew Baxter
ISBN : 1999810023
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Super Cheap Japan is the ultimate budget travel guide to Japan, full of the most useful, up-to-date information for a cheap holiday in Japan. With extensive tax-free shopping, crazily discounted train passes and an unbelievable exchange rate, there has never been a better time to visit. Unlike other guides, this book shows you exactly how, where and when you can save money. Go shopping for $4 clothes in Tokyo, enjoy inexpensive hikes in Nikko, or visit Kyoto's beautiful shrines and gardens on the cheap; all with this super helpful guide.Inside the Super Cheap Japan guide book:- Budget food - eat for only a few dollars with comprehensive listings of low-cost restaurants, takeouts, supermarkets and more- Budget shopping - 100 yen ($1) shops, free sample hotspots, tax-free shopping, discount passes and coupons- Color maps for budget travelers, making it super easy to get around- Highlights and itineraries based on discount train or bus passes, so you can keep your wallet happy while still having an amazing holiday- Train and bus passes - local, regional and national passes, and info on how to use them for additional savings at tourist hotspots- Hidden treasures - walking and cycling routes to cut down on train fares, cheap side trips and free alternatives to crowded, overpriced spots- Essential help for budget travelers - expert travel tips, free tours, simple to understand directions, translations for places that don't have English support- Cheap accommodation - the best and cheapest capsule hotels, net cafes, overnight spas, hostels, campsites and more- Guides to Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Hiroshima, Mt Fuji, Miyajima, Himeji Castle, Kobe, Yokohama, Kamakura, Nikko, Hakone, Kansai, Kanto, as well as great off-the-beaten-track places nearbyThis book is perfect for backpackers, budget travelers, families on a tight budget, students and those who are new to Japan. Get the most out of this amazing country, without burning a hole in your wallet!

Lonely Planet Spain

Author : Lonely Planet
ISBN : 9781786573964
Genre : Travel
File Size : 54. 59 MB
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Spain is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wander the lanes of Barcelona's Gothic quarter; look down over Spain from the Pyrenees; take in the colour and drama of flamenco in Seville; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Spain and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Spain: Full-colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, art, architecture, landscape, food, wine. Free, convenient pull-out Barcelona map (included in print version), plus over 100 colour maps. Covers Madrid, Castilla y León, Toledo, Castilla-La Mancha, Barcelona, Catalonia, Aragón, Bilbao, Basque Country, La Rioja, Cantabria, Asturias, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Valencia, Andalucía, Extremadura and more. eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Spain , our most comprehensive guide to Spain, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. Looking for a guide focused on Barcelona or Madrid? Check out Lonely Planet's Madrid or Barcelona guides for a comprehensive look at all these cities have to offer; Discover Barcelona for a photo-rich guide to the city's most popular attractions; or Pocket Barcelona, a handy-sized guide focused on the city's can't miss experiences. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Japan By Rail

Author : Ramsey Zarifeh
ISBN : 1905864752
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The real secret to traveling around Japan on a budget is the Japan Rail Pass. This comprehensive guide is designed to be used in conjunction with a rail pass to get the most out of your trip to Japan. The book includes recommended rail routes - with maps - plus where to stay (all budgets), where to eat, and what to see in 30 top tourist towns and cities.

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