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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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The sights aren’t numbered, and it was sometimes hard to even find the right map to use.
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Didn’t find what you’re looking for? 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 jappan.
The kinowhita sections of this book, History and Culture and Japan by Region, are designed to make them more manageable. Philipp Muellauer rated it it was amazing May 19, We ventured among hundreds of curious monkeys in a monkey park.
Sometimes it is cheaper to fly–especially if you count in the time savings. The text is small and there’s very little whitespace around paragraphs, between lines, etc. 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 are assigned arabic numerals. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.
Lori Lander rated it it was amazing Sep 03, It also does absolutely the best job of putting everything in context–temples, monuments, matsuri. Each section also lists plenty of smaller festivals that you would miss with a more general guidebook.
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– Gateway to Japan (Kodansha Guide) by June Kinoshita; Nicholas Palevsky
I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Kinoshlta with confidence, excellent customer service! Vittoria rated it really liked it Mar 04, In all other respects, it’s good to excellent. A few suggestions for the authors to consider if there might be a update in the future: Find Rare Books Book Value. Pages with related products.
Mike Stevens rated it really liked it Nov 16, I highly recommend this to anyone going to Japan, especially if they are backpacking. The only comparable guide in completeness and quality is the old, old JTB Guide which has not been republished since the mid’s Still good for historic places, but super expensive to get a used copy.
A special order item has limited availability and the seller may source this title from another supplier. Paperbackiknoshita. Jiro Jiro rated it it was amazing Aug 23, Each chapter begins with a brief introduction and lists the gatewy attractions, special interests, and seasonal events. Want to Read saving…. To see how to get there, turn to the Tohoku transit diagram p.
Railway travel in Japan operates with clockwork efficiency, but it is expensive. Write a customer review. Open Preview See a Problem? Yes, you can pick up a DK book with lots of photos and a Rough Guide and others will list restaurants and hotels.
Explore the Home Gift Guide. Return to Book Page. Learn more about Amazon Prime. The text describes in numerical order each main junction, followed by the side routes; their direction is denoted by the letters “N” for north, “E” for east, and so forth. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The two sections of this book, History and Culture and Japan by Region, are designed to make gatewsy more manageable. Since the price of most things in yen has not changed much since fo was written it is still valuable, just kinozhita using the current conversion rate.
See inside front cover for a key to symbols. Japan by Region gives the practical information you need to make the trip. Jaclyn rated it really liked it Aug 06, There are excellent write-ups on the various periods of Japanese art and history, Japab religions, castles, villas and gardens and so forth. My husband and I have vacationed in Japan many times, and Gateway to Japan always went with us.
Anjali rated it it was amazing Nov 05, When friends want to know where to go in Japan, I always ask, “What are you interested in?