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Fodor's Exploring Japan (Exploring Guides)

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Praise for Fodor's Exploring Guides

"Authoritatively written and superbly presented...Worthy reading before, during, or after a trip."-- Philadelphia Inquirer

"Absolutely gorgeous. Fun, colorful, and sophisticated."--Chicago Tribune


Fodor's Exploring Guides are the most up-to-date, full-color guidebooks available. Covering destinations around the world, these guides are loade
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Paperback, Third Edition, 288 pages
Published May 26th 1998 by Fodor's (first published 1991)
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Aaron Wong
Scott, D. (2008). Fodor's exploring Japan: Discover the country's cultural and historical treasures, pastimes, and pleasures (6th ed.). New York: Fodor's Travel.

Must-sees:
Onsen (hot spring resort), minshuku (homestay), ryokan (traditional inn), ramen, pachinko (pinball arcade)

Honshu
Tokyo: Lake Chuzenji's Kegon Waterfall (elevator), Disneyland, Harajuku, Shinjuku
Fuji-Hakone-Izu Nat Park: Mt Fuji Five Lakes (Kawaguchi-ko's Mt Tenjo observation tower, Shoji-ko's trail to Jukai Sea of Trees), Hakone
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Jan 26, 2010 Andre rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Our son Mika and his family lived in Yokohama, Japan, for three years in the early 2000's. This was their book which they shared with my wife and I when we visited them in the late fall of 2002, after I retired from my Administrator position in Springfield, IL. I don't believe any guide book could do a better job than Fodor's did with this book. We used it to tour all of southern and western Honshu, the main island of Japan: from Tokyo to Hiroshima. My wife and I had lived for two years on the s ...more
Mairead
Aug 12, 2015 Mairead rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Photos are old and delightful thus. Seems a bit dated but also has some things I didn't see in other books?
Cherie
Jun 06, 2010 Cherie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was so ensightful and makes me want to see Japan even more.
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