Gateway to Japan has 37 ratings and 2 reviews. Marie said: Absolutely the best guidebook on Japan, ever. I hope that Kodansha releases an updated version. Buy Gateway to Japan (Kodansha Guide) 3rd Revised edition by June Kinoshita, Nicholas Palevsky (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Buy Gateway to Japan (Kodansha Guide) 2nd Revised edition by June Kinoshita, Nicholas Palevsky (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store.
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Gateeay person found this helpful. History and Culture “A Brief History” introduces the major historical periods and includes a list of the most important figures in Japanese history and culture; their names appear in uppercase letters throughout the book.
A guidebook written for people want much more than just a recommended itinerary or places to eat. Japan by Region gives the practical information you mune to make the trip. Add to want list.
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Food can be shockingly expensive, but it is possible to dine cheaply. A one-week pass costs about the same as the round-trip bullet-train fare from Tokyo to Kyoto. Michael Katz rated it really liked it Feb 07, The sights aren’t numbered, and it was sometimes hard to even find the right map to use. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The Japan Rail Pass can be a money saver depending on your itinerary.
Gateway to Japan by June Kinoshita
Apr 23, Marie Mockett rated it it was amazing. I like the iknoshita emphasis on culture rather than pop culture. This reflects the percentage of orders the seller has received and filled. Sometimes it is cheaper to fly–especially if you count in the time savings. This book is the best guide to Japan even in its age.
I read many reviews of Japan guidebooks and bought severalof them. In all other respects, it’s good to excellent.
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Others loath it and flee to tranquil Kyoto, the former imper When friends want to know where to go in Japan, I always ask, “What are you interested in? The largest of Japan’s four main islands, Honshu, and the smallest, Shikoku, together ja;an up seven chapters. I really only needed this one guide for the Japan general area more specific guides can be found at individual stations.
Majority of the contents are timeless, despite of the fact that this edition was published in Sign In Register Help Cart. I highly recommend this to anyone going to Japan, especially if they are backpacking.
Still others visit both cities and marvel at the extremes represented by these opposing poles of the Japanese experience. More tools Find sellers with multiple copies Add to want kinoshitq. A great combination of history, background and practical details, I used this book gatweay prepare for my trip on deciding what to see, as an on-the-spot guide during the visit and to fill in details in my travel diary after I returned home.
With the rise of the mighty yen, Japan has undoubtedly become an expensive travel destination. Telephone area codes are usually listed beside the lodgings heading. Read reviews that mention lonely planet gateway to japan history and culture hard to read best guide historical and cultural guidebook trip to japan good book cultural information maps are hard trips to japan best guidebook guide to japan used this book book gateawy japan japan guide book travel tokyo useful.
This book was, by far, the best. History and Culture “A Brief History” introduces the major historical periods and includes a list of the most important figures in Japanese history and culture; their names appear in uppercase hy throughout the book. Lisa Hanson rated it really liked it Jul 07, When I take a guidebook, I always make sure it’s this one.
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The main junctions on the trunk line are assigned roman numerals and treated as jumping-off points from which to explore side routes; the stations along the side routes kinoshkta assigned arabic numerals. Ratings are awarded on a scale of from one to three stars based on quality, service, and atmosphere.
Shops, restaurants, and hotels will appear on local maps according to a number-key system. What can I say? Althea Ann rated it it was ok Jun 09, The authors lead you thorough history, culture, and present you with an Indepth tour of a great nation.
I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? The two sections of this book, History and Culture and Japan by Region, are designed to make them more manageable.
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