Seeing Kyoto

by Juliet Winters Carpenter
Seeing Kyoto
  • ISBN-13: 9781568364445
  • Author(s): Juliet Winters Carpenter
  • Foreword by: Soshitsu Sen
  • Subject: Places & peoples: pictorial works
  • Publisher: Kodansha Europe Head Office
  • Imprint: Kodansha USA
  • Publication Date: 15-10-2012
  • Format: h/b

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Tokyo may be the capital of Japan, but Kyoto is its heart and soul. The rich textures of twelve centuries of culture seem to have woven themselves into the very air. How else could you explain the centuries-old feel of the Gion quarter, where geisha still ply their trade? Or the quiet dignity of the cobblestone back streets lined with traditional wooden houses? <br>Seeing Kyoto captures all the elegance and charm of Japan's most beloved city with dozens of stunning images. One can imagine the days when aristocrats and samurai inhabited these neighborhoods. With
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Tokyo may be the capital of Japan, but Kyoto is its heart and soul. The rich textures of twelve centuries of culture seem to have woven themselves into the very air. How else could you explain the centuries-old feel of the Gion quarter, where geisha still ply their trade? Or the quiet dignity of the cobblestone back streets lined with traditional wooden houses? <br>Seeing Kyoto captures all the elegance and charm of Japan's most beloved city with dozens of stunning images. One can imagine the days when aristocrats and samurai inhabited these neighborhoods. With