Lonely Planet Japan (Lonely Planet Travel Guides)by Chris Rowthorn, Justin Ellis, Ray Bartlett
Let the bullet train whisk you from futuristic Tokyo to Kyoto's most exquisite temples. Join a sake-filled cherry blossom party or the drum beat of a local matsuri. Pick your own way through sophisticated mega-cities packed with world-class museums. Then meet the wild snow monkeys of Chubu. How could one country offer so much? This bestselling guidebook explains it all.
Get More For Your Yeninsider's budget tips and smart accommodation options mean you can do what you want, whatever your budget.
Know The Routepacked with over 150 maps, more than any other guide to Japan.
Feast Like An Emperorour Food & Drink chapter and mouth-watering restaurant listings dish up the best sushi and sashimi on the archipelago.
Escape The Crowdscomprehensive coverage of Mt Fuji, Okinawa and the Southwest Islands, Kyushu and Hokkaido, written by the experts.
Point It OutJapanese script throughout means you'll always find what you want.
Who We Are
At Lonely Planet, we see our job as inspiring and enabling travelers to connect with the world for their own benefit and for the benefit of the world at large.
What We Do
We offer travelers the world's richest travel advice, informed by the collective wisdom of over 350 Lonely Planet authors living in 37 countries and fluent in 70 languages.
We are relentless in finding the special, the unique and the different for travellers wherever they are.
When we update our guidebooks, we check every listing, in person, every time.
We always offer the trusted filter for those who are curious, open minded and independent.
We challenge our growing community oftravelers; leading debate and discussion about travel and the world.
We tell it like it is without fear or favor in service of the travelers; not clouded by any other motive.
What We Believe
We believe that travel leads to a deeper cultural understanding and compassion and therefore a better world.
Conde Nast Traveler, October 2005
"Lonely Planet's Japan is thorough, precise, and consummately useful."
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This book is definitely a good place to get started when looking for things do to do in Japan. It has definitely provided us with info and ideas for our first 5 weeks in country. Definitely recommend.