Tokyo Arttrip 'Shinto Shrines & Buddhist Temples'
Bijutsu Shuppan-sha Co, Tokyo
Size: 21 x 12 cm
TOKYO ARTRIP is a unique series of guidebooks on Tokyo from an expert art and design perspective. The following titles are available: Japanese Green Tea, Wagashi, Architecture, Japanese Antiques, Sake, and Coffee Shops. Wonderful for planning the perfect trip to Tokyo!
In this edition on shrines and temples, four knowledgeable advisors take you around the city: Tokyo National Museum’s Mai Sarai, architect Katsuya Fukushima, Swedish gardener Tatsumasa Murasame, and the ‘Tokyo Artrip’ editorial team. Its goal is to introduce the world of shrines and temples through a variety of perspectives, from the architecture and garden design, to the Japanese art and Buddhist statues associated with them and the sense of history each shrine and temple holds.
All texts, including addresses and store information, are written in Japanese and English for easy navigation in both languages. Cover illustration is by a popular Japanese illustrator Noritake.