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Title Japan : by Perrin Lindelauf & Nicholas Bornoff ; photography by Ken Shimizu.
Author Lindelauf, Perrin, author.
Publication Washington, D.C : National Geographic, [2020]
Copyright date ©2020
Edition Sixth edition.
Description 398 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 21 cm + 1 fold-out map.
Call # 915.2 L
Series National Geographic traveler
National Geographic traveler (National Geographic Society (U.S.))
Note Includes index.
Contents History and culture -- Tokyo -- Excursions from Tokyo -- Hokkaido -- Northern Honshu (Tohoku) -- Central Honshu (Chubu) -- Kyoto -- Kansia -- Western Honshu (Chugoku) -- Shikoku & the Seto-Naikai -- Kyushu -- Okinawa & the Ryukyu Archipelago -- Travelwise.
Summary Inspiring photography, insider tips, cultural interpretation, and expert advice are hallmarks of these bestselling travel guides, ensuring a more authentic, enriching experience of the destination. In Japan, spring bursts onto the scene with the splendor of blooming cherry trees (sakura), the symbol of life. This is the most popular season for visitors, who enjoy the tranquility of the Zen gardens, however, the narrow archipelago of Japan offers considerable cultural and geographical variety, with interesting attractions and places to visit throughout the seasons. Attractions range from the snowcapped volcano of Mount Fuji to tropical atolls and the frenzied metropoles of Tokyo and Kyoto-the imperative experiences of Japan could fill an entire lifetime. National Geographic brings all the aspects of the culture, history, and traditions of the places to visit. Walking itineraries, with maps, include Shibuya-ku, Ueno, Hakodate, Hagi and the route from Magome to Tsumago. Among the excursions, there are visits to the wonderful Japanese gardens, to the Peace Park in Hiroshima and to the national parks of Akan and Kushiro-Shitsugen. It is possible to follow the pilgrim paths of Kumano Kodo or take whale-watching trips along the coasts. The travel advice for the eight main islands and regions includes the most interesting cities, towns, and regions of Japan, helping visitors discover one of the most famous and complex tourist destinations of Asia.
Subject Japan -- Guidebooks.
Japan -- Description and travel.
Travel. (OCoLC)fst01155558
Japan. (OCoLC)fst01204082
Genre Guidebooks. (OCoLC)fst01423871
Addl. Author Bornoff, Nicholas, author.
Shimizu, Ken (Photographer), photographer (expression)
Alt Title National Geographic traveler. Japan
ISBN 9788854415867 (paperback)
8854415863 (paperback)
1 hold on first copy returned of 8 copies

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