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    Kyoto (LONELY PLANET KYOTO) (Paperback) By (author) Chris Rowthorn


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    DescriptionKyoto, imperial heart of Japan, is where arts and culture reign supreme. Escape the frenzy of Tokyo and Osaka for the flutter of cherry blossoms and the serenity of a zen garden. Let the insider knowledge in this bestselling guide transport you to another era. Walk In Wonder through the famed Silver Pavilion, Tatsumi shrine and Arashiyama's magical bamboo forest on comprehensive walking tours Dine Like An Emperor on steaming sukiyaki, soothing soba and the high cuisine of kaiseki - expert-written reviews show you the menu Select From The Best - Shopping chapter shows you Kyoto's finest wood-block prints, ceramics, kimono, and washi (Japanese paper) Sleep Like An Angel in tatami-scented ryokan or serene temple lodgings - our Sleeping chapter has accommodation covered Connect With The Arts in Japan's cultural capital - local author Chris Rowthorn shows off kabuki, pottery, tea ceremonies and kimono textiles

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    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Chris Rowthorn
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 234
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 197 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 238 g
    ISBN 13: 9781741040852
    ISBN 10: 174104085X

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TRG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T14.3
    BIC subject category V2: WTH
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FPJ
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 43
    B&T General Subject: 800
    B&T Merchandise Category: TVL
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 69
    B&T Approval Code: A19900000
    BISAC V2.8: TRV003050
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 915.21864045
    LC classification: DS897.K83 R69 2005
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    34pp colour; 30 maps
    Lonely Planet Publications Ltd
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    30 July 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Hawthorn, Victoria
    Review quote
    Lonely Planet guides are a must-pack" --Toronto Star, February 2006