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Tokyo Ceramic Wares Guide
（author）Utsuwa Sampo Editorial Desk
Introduces about 100 of places in Tokyo where people can discover and
experience interesting ceramic wares such as ceramic ware shops, galleries,
restaurants that use special ceramic wares for serving dishes and museums
exhibiting valuable ceramics. Basic information and a glossary related
to ceramics for beginners is also included as well as area maps indicating
places readers can discover unique ceramics.
KYOTO GUEST HOUSE GUIDE
The number of guesthouse in Kyoto has increased dramatically in recent
years and this guidebook introduces more than sixty of them. Each
guesthouse has unique characteristics but usually they are more simple
style accommodations than hotels, for example, partly dormitory style with
a shared kitchen or bathroom. However, many people love to stay at a
guesthouse because there is always interaction and communication between
the guest and the staff or other guests. This book will be a good introduction
for readers who wish to experience staying at a guesthouse in Kyoto.
KYOTO GUEST HOUSE GUIDE
An English edition of “Kyoto Guest House Guide”, a guidebook introducing
more than sixty of the guesthouses in Kyoto which have increased
dramatically in recent years. Each has unique characteristics but usually,
they are more simple style accommodations than hotels, for example, partly
in dormitory style with a shared kitchen or bathroom. However, many
people love to stay at a guesthouse because there is always interaction and
communication between the guest and the staff or other guests. This book
will be a good introduction for readers to experience a guesthouse in Kyoto.
（author）YAKEI Convention・Visitors Bureau
A pocket-sized compact guidebook featuring nightscapes. This book is
certified as the official guidebook by the group specialized in nightscapes in
Japan. The Yakei Kentei is a certification exam to judge if the person can
recognize nightscapes in Japan. It is recognized as one of the most unique
exams in Japan and the exam is held in December for Level 2 and 3, and
in February for Level 1. This guidebook collects and provides information
about all 160 nightscapes in Japan which are designated as the Japan
Nightscape Heritage. Each page introduces about the nightscape in detail
and provides access information. The book will be useful as a trip planner.
A book collection of 161 stylish buildings in Osaka. Both just-opened
skyscrapers like Grand Front Osaka and Abeno Harukas as well as old retro
buildings are featured. This book will make a readers’ exploration in Osaka
even more interesting and educational.
Kyoto Antique Guide
（author）SAWADA Mikako・YAMAGUCHI Noriko
There are a number of antique shops in Kyoto. Not only authentic antique
pieces but also ceramic wares with unique designs, retro lamps, models for
science research and even a bunch of junk could be someone’s “special”
find. The book introduces the world of antiques and provides tips on how
to enjoy “old” items in a new style.
Kyoto Running Map
Twenty-five recommended running courses are introduced with maps,
both casual courses to run for fun and ones for serious joggers. Each map
clearly indicates the distance as well as showing toilet locations and points
runners can get changed. Major landmarks are shown with photos. Useful
information of running classes, shops for runners and running clubs are also
listed. The book is pocket sized so that runners can carry it with them on
Kyoto Accommodation Guide
A guidebook introducing accommodations with characteristics unique
to Kyoto. Relatively small accommodations that are not very posh and
provide only a limited number of services yet are comfortable and nostalgic
are included such as guesthouses, simple accommodations without meals,
temple lodgings and reserving a whole machiya townhouse. Kyoto offers a
variety of accommodation styles to let guests feel at home.
Kyoto Book Store Guide
Book stores presenting a unique selection of books, café with a wide range
of books, secondhand book stores with retro designs and comfy atmospheres,
galleries offering avant-garde and alternative books, and old book markets
that are held occasionally in the city… In such a cultural city, people can
have unique experiences with books. Meeting someone who shares the same
interests and book preference is another attraction of traveling in Kyoto. This
book informs readers of recommended book stores and book-related places in
Kyoto which will make book lovers’ travel in Kyoto even more interesting.
KYOTO SOUVENIR COLLECTION
A book collection of all kinds of Kyoto souvenirs, from standard gifts of
Kyotoites and popular souvenirs amongst tourists to new and modern items
loved by the younger generation. It will give readers stylish and cool ideas
about good souvenir choices when they are unsure of what to choose. A
perfect souvenir guidebook for everyone.
Kyoto Cycling Days
Cycling around Kyoto might be the best way to explore the city. No need
to get into annoying traffic jams and easy to move around at will – just turn
at the corner and stop at any time. Recommended cycling courses and
interesting tourist sites, shops and dining places on the course are listed.
This is a great guide for those who want to travel around Kyoto by bicycle
or Kyoto residents who ride a bicycle every day.