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DK Eyewitness commute consultant: Japan is your vital consultant to this gorgeous a part of the area. The totally up-to-date consultant comprises distinct illustrated cutaways, ground plans, and reconstructions of the must-see points of interest, plus street-by-street maps of key towns and towns.

This uniquely visible DK Eyewitness commute Guide is choked with photos and illustrations that will help you to find Japan sector by means of zone, from neighborhood fairs and markets to day journeys and tours round the nation-state. distinctive listings will advisor you to the easiest motels, eating places, bars, and retailers for all budgets, whereas specified functional info may help you to get round, even if through teach, bus, or car.

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Pref. kyoto. jp/ en/index. html Kyoto Theater Kyoto Station Bldg. Tel (075) 341-2360. Kyoto Visitor’s consultant www. kyotoguide. com Lawson price ticket Reservations: Tel (0570) 000-777. common inquiries: Tel (0120) 07-3963. price ticket PIA Reservations: Tel (0570) 02-9999. vacationer info place of work ninth Fl Kyoto Station Bldg. Tel (075) 344-3300. Gion Kobu Kaburenjo subsequent to Gion nook, Higashiyama-ku. Tel (075) 561-1115. Kamishichi-ken Kaburenjo Kamishichi-ken, E of Kitano Tenman-gu Shrine, Kamigyo-ku. Tel (075) 461-0148. Kyoto Kanze Kaikan Nio-mon, W of Jingu-michi, Sakyo-ku. Tel (075) 7716114. Kongo Nogakudo S of Ichijo, Karasuma-dori, Kamigyo-ku. Tel (075) 441-7222. Minami-za Theater Café Indépendants nook of Kawabata and Shijo, Higashiyama-ku. Reservations: Tel (0570) 000-489. basic inquiries: Tel (075) 561-1155. 1928 Bldg B1, nook of Sanjo and Gokomachi, Nakagyo-ku. Tel (075) 255-4312. Pontocho Kaburenjo On E part of Pontocho, S of Sanjo, Nakagyo-ku. Tel (075) 221-2025. Tondaya W facet of Omiya, N of Ichijo. # 10am–4pm. ¢ Mon. Tel (075) 432-6701. www. tondaya. co. jp NIGHTLIFE Bar Isn’t It B1 discussion board Nishi Kiyamachi (2nd highway S of Sanjo). Tel (075) 221-5399. Cafe David Sanjo, W of Takakura, Nakagyo-ku. Tel (075) 212-8580. ¢ Wed. Kyoto Muse close to Hankyu Karasuma Station (exit 13), Shimogyo-ku. Tel (075) 223-0389. Metro nook of Kawabata and Marutamachi (Keihan Marutamachi stn go out 2). Tel (075) 752-4765. Pig & Whistle 2F Shobi Bldg, N aspect of Sanjo, E of Sanjo Bridge. Tel (075) 761-6022. Ringo 23 Tanaka Monzen-cho, nr Kyoto collage. Tel (075) 721-3195. Takutaku Tomikoji, ShijoKawaramchi. Tel (075) 351-1321. J A PA N R E G I O N B Y R E G I O N 187 WESTERN HONSHU T he cultural heartland of the rustic, Western Honshu is the place Japan’s first imperial courts held sway, in a space known as Yamato. A wealthy fusion of literature, mind's eye, and spiritual mysticism permeates many vacationer points of interest, whereas Osaka and different teeming towns are bright areas continuously reinventing themselves. Little ask yourself that this a part of Japan sits excessive at the record of tourists. The identify Yamato refers back to the urban characterised by means of quiet eastern mountains, the place walk gardens, the odor of heaven and earth divide, and lingering incense, and the additionally to the land based by means of the reflections of winged pagodas legendary son of the gods, emin eco-friendly ponds. Hiroshima, now a surprisperor Jimmu. within the eastern ingly friendly urban, the intermind, Yamato is a holy position, nationwide port of Kobe, and a native land “whose timber and Osaka are Western Honshu’s rocks, streams and mountains,” Shinto clergymen, as mythical emperor Keiko ex- Miyajima Island nice metropolitan facilities. Osaka, an commercial dynamo pressed it in verse shape nearly most sensible identified for its enterprise bargains and millennia in the past, “house the gods. ” Legend solidified into truth within the 4th copious urge for food for stable meals, is century advert while a extended family referred to as Yamato being remodeled through its stressed improved its state within the sector. population right into a discussion board for the humanities. somewhere else, a robust feel of local Japan’s first emperors, the Yamato rulers arrange courtroom at the Yamato undeniable, personality is obvious at such locations because the beautiful ceramic city of the positioning of present-day Nara prefecture.

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