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This in-depth coverage of Japan's attractions, sights, and restaurants takes you to the most rewarding spots—from the cutting-edge modernism of Tokyo, the history and culture of Kyoto, to the heights of Mt. Fuji—and stunning color photography brings the nation to life.
The locally based Rough Guides author team introduces the best places to stop and explore, and provides reliable insider tips on topics such as driving the roads, taking walking tours, or visiting local landmarks. You'll find special coverage of history, art, architecture, and literature, and detailed information on the best markets and shopping for each area in this fascinating country.
The Rough Guide to Japan also unearths the best restaurants, nightlife, and places to stay, from backpacker hostels to beachfront villas and boutique hotels, and color-coded maps feature every sight and listing.
Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Japan.
Rough Guides are written by expert authors who are passionate about both writing and travel. They have detailed knowledge of the areas they write about—having either traveled extensively or lived there—and their expertise shines through on every page. It's priceless information, delivered with wit and insight, providing the down-to-earth, honest read that is the hallmark of Rough Guides.