Kyoto: 29 Walks in Japan’s Ancient Capital
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The only Japan travel guide you’ll need for getting around Kyoto! Everything you need is in this one convenient package—including extensive area maps!
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.
To experience the essence of Kyoto, you must walk its avenues and streets, its alleys and byways. Only in this way can you appreciate the true spirit of the place—its quiet lanes and bustling main thoroughfares, and the juxtaposition of traditional and modern houses and shops, serene gardens and holy temples and shrines.
This Kyoto travel guide presents 29 easy–to–follow walking tours through Kyoto’s histo