Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 August 2009

104 Pages | 50 photos

7 1/2 x 9 7/8 inches

ISBN: 9784770030931

Bookseller Code (03)


Autumn Colors of Kyoto

A Seasonal Portfolio

Kodansha International, Photographs by Hidehiko Mizuno, Kayu Mizuno, and Yasutaka Ogawa

A Publication of Kodansha USA

This book introduces 49 magnificent Kyoto locations--predominantly temples and shrines--ideal for viewing the season's fiery displays. The scenes are elegantly captured by three photographers who have devoted their lives to conveying the beauty of this remarkable city through the camera lens. In these pages, readers will soon note that far from being consigned to history. Kyoto's ancient places of worship are assiduously maintained as centers for present-day religious devotions. The ideal, seamless coexistence of these quintessential Kyoto landmarks and their surroundings is another secret of Kyoto's seasonal beauty, and the key to the city's position as Japan's cultural capital for over 1,200 years.

A bilingual map section provides address information and contact details for each location.


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