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Ben Simmons SKU: 9784805309780

Kyoto City of Zen: Visiting the Heritage Sites of Japan's Ancient Capital

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4 payments of $7.49

In this book, local Kyoto expert Judith Clancy presents the most important gardens, temples, shrines and palaces of this ancient capital city and enduring cultural center. In addition to unveiling the city's spiritual and historical riches, this book shares with readers the exquisite foods and artistic craft traditions that have flourished in Kyoto for over a millennium. Tea ceremonies, calligraphy, weaving, pottery, painting, drama, and many more traditional arts and crafts are presented through the masterful photographs of Ben Simmons, whose imagination captures the true essence of Kyoto. The city's natural setting also comes into focus as you walk along leafy mountain paths and through parks, viewing the best foliage each season has to offer.

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