#1 best-selling guide to Japan*
Lonely Planet Japan is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore a bamboo grove in Arashiyama, marvel at Shinto and Buddhist architecture in Kyoto, or chill out in the hot springs of Noboribetsu Onsen; all with your trusted trip companion. Get to the heart of Japan and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet Japan Travel Guide:
- Colour maps and images all the way through
- Highlights and itineraries assist you to tailor your travel to your personal needs and interests
- Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
- Essential info at your fingertips – hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
- Honest reviews for all budgets – eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
- Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding trip experience – history, festivals, hiking, onsen, cuisine, architecture, sport, traditional accommodation, geisha, visual arts, performing arts, literature, music, environment, cinema
- Free, convenient pull-out Tokyo map (included in print version), plus over 140 maps
- Covers Tokyo, Mt Fuji, Nikko, Narita, Kamakura, Hakone, Nagoya, Gifu, Kanazawa, Nagano, Kyoto, Kansai, Hiroshima, Okayama, Osaka, Kobe, Nara, Matsue, Sapporo, Shikoku, Tokushima, Fukuoka, Okinawa and more
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Japan, our most comprehensive guide to Japan, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.
Looking for a guide focused on Tokyo? Take a look at Lonely Planet Tokyo guide for a comprehensive look at all of the city has to offer; Best of Japan, a photo-rich guide to the country’s most popular attractions; or Pocket Tokyo a handy-sized guide focused on the can’t-miss sights for a quick travel.
About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has turn into the world’s leading trip media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital trip products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers should-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to take into account more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.
*Best-selling guide to Japan. Source: Nielsen BookScan. Australia, UK and USA