The Rough Guide to Japan

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Rough Guides, Feb 1, 2011 - Travel - 848 pages
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Perfectly navigate one of the world’s most fascinating countries with the award-winning Rough Guide to Japan. This opinionated guide is packed with essential information on everything from the latest and best places to sleep, eat, party and shop to pointers on etiquette and sustainable travel. All the major and many off the beaten track sights are covered including tropical dives in Okinawa, mountain traverses across the Japan Alps and contemporary art exhibits on islands in the Inland Sea. Full-colour sections introduce Japan’s delicious regional cuisines, its dynamic pop culture including manga and anime, and its rich variety of festivals. Gain a richer understanding of the country through chapters on Japan’s history, religions, arts, movies and music plus coverage of pressing environmental issues. There are maps of all the main tourist destinations, together with separate colour diagrams of Tokyo and Osaka’s train and subway systems.

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User Review  - Algybama - LibraryThing

Recommends some terrible restaurants in Tokyo. You're better off doing your own research. Otherwise it was very useful, though for a "rough" guide it needs to be seriously condensed. Descriptions of shrines, towns, etc, try to sell you on things in a very long-winded manner. Read full review

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User Review  - Regina Hunter - Goodreads

Reconsidering going to Ukraine this summer..... Read full review

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