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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Gateway to Japan by June Kinoshita
This was the best of the lot. Sign up to receive offers and updates: The descriptions were a bit brief for my taste but more comprehensive than the other guidebooks I had.
Christy rated it really liked it Apr 07, Others loath it and flee to tranquil Kyoto, the former imperial city that epitomizes the refinement of traditional culture. Highly recommended–just add a Japanese phrase book, some detailed maps and you are ready to go to Japan!
Gateway to Japan
The Japan Rail Pass can be a money saver depending on your itinerary. In all kinosihta respects, it’s good to excellent. It is not necessary to impoverish yourself, however. A one-week pass costs about the same as the round-trip bullet-train fare from Tokyo to Kyoto.
The restraunt and hotel information was useful although I supplimented it with other books. Japan by Region The ten regional chapters appear in geographic order, from north to south see map on p. Absolutely the best guidebook on Japan, ever.
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? Nastaran rated it it was amazing Feb 27, Even though occasionally you’d find something out of date e.
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And I found the star rankings of sights, restaurants and accommodations quite reliable. Jiro Jiro rated it it was amazing Aug 23, However, Kodansha has stopped printing English language books so it is a little dated. The only glaring jnue was finding sights using the maps in the book.
May rated it it was amazing Apr 04, Gateway to Japan by June Kinoshita.
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To ask other readers questions about Gateway to Japanplease sign up. History and Culture focuses on specific topics and recommends where to go. We ventured among hundreds of curious monkeys in a monkey park. The maps are useful, and there are lots of jqpan.
Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Lisa Hanson rated it really liked it Jul 07, A Japanese Insight into Beauty.
In this event, there may be a slight delay in shipping and possible variation in description. 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.
I really only needed this one guide for the Japan general area more specific guides can be found at individual stations. I recently completed a 19 day trip to Kyoto and Tokyo. Would you like to tell us about ti lower price?
– Gateway to Japan (Kodansha Guide) by June Kinoshita; Nicholas Palevsky
Inventory on Biblio is continually updated, but because much of our booksellers’ inventory is uncommon or even one-of-a-kind, stock-outs do happen from time to time. Transit Diagrams The transit diagram at the beginning of each regional chapter shows the main trunk line usually the bullet train traversing the region, together with other train and bus lines that branch off.
Japan by Region gives the practical information gayeway need to make the trip. With the help of this book, we found a temple village restaurant serving rare mountain cuisine.
Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. If there is a perfect comprehensive guide to Japan I have yet to find it, despite buying 6 of them. Find Rare Books Book Value.