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Overview

Travel to Japan and discover Tokyo's best sushi and saké spots, stroll Kyoto's gardens, and climb sacred Mount Fuji—with National Geographic as your trusted guide. The latest edition of this popular guidebook, updated by Japan travel expert Perrin Lindelauf, covers all the main cities, towns, and regions of Japan, helping travelers negotiate one of Asia's most popular yet challenging destinations. Travel information tips for Tokyo and Japan's eight main islands and regions are fully revised and updated in this latest edition, with useful new sidebars giving simple directions on getting to and from popular destinations.


This book outlines detailed city walks and regional drives, complete with maps and reservation information. Also included are features on the Age of the Samurai, Buddhism, Geisha, Shinto, Sacred Mount Fuji-San, Japan After Dark, and the remarkable Blue Zone of Okinawa. A brand-new feature will explore the future of travel, Japanese style—including a look at ANA's Dreamliner Aircraft.


The National Geographic Traveler guidebooks are aimed at readers who value experiential travel. Each book provides inspiring photography, insider tips, and expert advice for a more authentic, enriching experience of the destination. These books serve a readership of active, discerning travelers, and supply information, historical context, and cultural interpretation not available on the Internet.

Details

  • Softcover
  • 400 pages; 175 color photographs;31 maps
  • 5-1/4" x 8-7/16"
  • © 2017

Author Bio

Perrin Lindelauf has spent much of his working life in Japan, where he has written for regional magazines, travel websites, and the English-language paper The Japan Times. Splitting his time between Vancouver, B.C., and Kyoto, he has traveled widely throughout the country to document the rebuilding process in the wake of the 2011 and 2015 earthquakes. Lindelauf wrote the 2013 update to the National Geographic Traveler: Japan guidebook, working alongside National Geographic photographer and Tokyo resident Ken Shimizu.

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