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Cool Japan : A Guide to Tokyo, Kyoto, Tohoku and Japanese Culture Past and Present - (Paperback)

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Written by local expert Sumiko Kajiyama, Cool Japan explores the heart of Japanese culture and must-see places from a uniquely Japanese perspective. First, visit Kyoto, where you will discover 1,000 years of history, from the ancient love story the Tale of Genji to the traditional tea ceremony. Then head to Tokyo to experience Japan's cutting-edge capital, where the 21st-century kawaii culture collides with landmarks like the Kabuki-za Theater and the Imperial Palace. For a different perspective, venture outside the city to the serene towns of Tohoku, the region largely affected by the 2011 tsunami disaster. Informative, entertaining, and useful, this book is an ideal introduction for any traveler looking for a deeper understanding of Japanese culture, past and present.
Number of Pages: 286
Genre: Travel
Sub-Genre: Civilization
Series Title: Cool Japan
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Independent Pub Group
Author: Sumiko Kajiyama
Language: English
Street Date: June 1, 2018
TCIN: 53744185
UPC: 9781940842226
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-8194
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