Lonely Planet’s Pocket Kyoto & Osaka is your guide to the city’s best experiences and local life – neighbourhood by neighbourhood.
Marvel at Kinkaku-ji, explore the Gion district, and browse at Nishiki Market; all with your trusted travel companion.
Uncover the best of Kyoto & Osaka and make the most of your trip! Inside Lonely Planet’s Pocket Kyoto & Osaka: Up-to-date information – all businesses were rechecked before publication to ensure they are still open after 2020’s COVID-19 outbreak Full-colour maps and travel photography throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips – hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets – eating, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Convenient pull-out Kyoto map (included in print version), plus over 17 colour neighbourhood maps User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time Covers Kyoto Station & South Kyoto, Downtown Kyoto, Gion & Southern Higashiyama, Northern, Higashiyama, Imperial Palace & Around, Minami, Kita and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet’s Pocket Kyoto & Osaka, an easy-to-use guide filled with top experiences – neighbourhood by neighbourhood – that literally fits in your pocket.
Make the most of a quick trip to Kyoto & Osaka with trusted travel advice to get you straight to the heart of the city. Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of Kyoto’s neighbourhoods?
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