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Super Cheap Japan: Budget Travel in Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Hiroshima and Surrounding Areas

Super Cheap Japan: Budget Travel in Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Hiroshima and Surrounding Areas

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Overview

Super Cheap Japan is the ultimate budget travel guide to Japan, full of the most useful, up-to-date information for a cheap holiday in Japan. With extensive tax-free shopping, crazily discounted train passes and an unbelievable exchange rate, Japan is the place to spend your next holiday. Unlike other guides, this book shows you exactly how, where and when you can save money. Go shopping for $4 clothes in Tokyo, enjoy inexpensive hikes in Nikko, or visit Kyoto's beautiful shrines and gardens on the cheap; all with this super helpful guide.

Inside the Super Cheap Japan guide book:

  • Budget food - eat for only a few dollars with comprehensive listings of low-cost restaurants, takeouts, supermarkets and more
  • Budget shopping - 100-yen ($1) and 300-yen ($3) shops, cheap variety stores, free sample hotspots, tax-free shopping, discount passes and coupons
  • Highlights and itineraries based on the best discount train or bus passes, so you can keep your wallet happy while still having an amazing holiday
  • Hidden treasures - walking and cycling routes to cut down on train fares, cheap side trips and free alternatives to crowded, overpriced spots
  • Essential help for budget travelers - expert travel tips, free tours, simple to understand directions, translations for places that don't have English support
  • Train and bus passes - local, regional and national passes, and info on how to use them for additional savings at tourist hotspots
  • Cheap accommodation - the best and cheapest capsule hotels, net cafes, overnight spas, hostels and campsites
  • Guides to spots such as Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Hiroshima, Mt Fuji, Himeji, Kobe, Yokohama, Kamakura and Nikko, as well as great off-the-beaten-track places nearby

What's new in this 2nd edition?

  • Updates on attractions, accommodation, shops, restaurants and much more
  • New, highly detailed color maps for budget travelers, making it even easier to get around
  • More transportation passes and updated information on the Japan Rail Pass
  • New chapters, such as for the Toyosu Fish Market and Yanaka



Super Cheap Japan is perfect for backpackers, budget travelers, families on a tight budget, students and those who are new to Japan. Get the most out of this amazing country, without burning a hole in your wallet!



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781919631509
Publisher: Super Cheap Japan
Publication date: 09/17/2021
Series: Super Cheap Japan , #1
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 158
Sales rank: 956,398
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.34(d)

About the Author

Matthew Baxter is a travel author living in Tokyo, the heart of Japan. Having traveled across the country for several years, without much money, he has built up an extensive knowledge of budget travel in the Land of the Rising Sun. He now writes professionally for several websites and publications, such as the Japan National Tourist Association, GaijinPot, Japan Visitor and All About Japan.

Table of Contents

Welcome to Japan

Highlights of Japan map

How to save on your holiday with this book

Things to know before you visit Japan

When to go to Japan

National passes and itineraries

Tax-free shopping

Free festivals

Cherry blossom viewing

Tokyo

Discount transportation passes

Tokyo budget accommodation

Shinjuku

Shibuya

Harajuku

Koenji

Kichijoji

Meguro and Ebisu

Shimo-Kitazawa

Ueno

Yanaka

Ginza

Imperial Palace area

Asakusa

Akihabara

Ryogoku

Odaiba

Tokyo fish markets

Todoroki Valley

Higo Hosokawa Garden

Sugamo

Kanto region: around Tokyo

Discount passes

Yokohama

Nikko

Mount Fuji

Mount Takao

Hakone

Kamakura

Kawagoe

Omiya and Bonsai Village

Kyoto

Discount pass: Kyoto City Bus One-Day Pass

Kyoto budget accommodation

Kyoto city center and around Kyoto station

Philosopher's Walk

Kinkaku-ji and nearby temples

Kiyomizu-dera

Nijo Castle

Fushimi Inari Taisha

Gion

Arashiyama

Kawaramachi

Shimogamo and Kamigamo Shrines

Osaka

Discount transportation passes

Osaka budget accommodation

Namba

Minoo Park

Shinsekai

Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

Sumiyoshi Taisha

Osaka Castle

Umeda

Around Kyoto and Osaka

Discount passes

Nara

Kobe

Uji

Ise Grand Shrine

Koyasan

West of Kyoto and Osaka

Discount pass: Kansai-Hiroshima Area Pass

Hiroshima

Miyajima

Himeji

Okayama

Kurashiki

Bitchu-Takahashi

Shimanami Kaido

Japanese for budget travelers

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