By Rob Goss
WINNER OF THE 2013 NORTH AMERICAN commute newshounds organization GOLD AWARD within the go back and forth BOOK/GUIDE CATEGORY
This is the e-book that provides you the easiest of the easiest! All points of interest in Japan Tuttle trip Pack were hand-picked by way of professional shuttle author Rob Goss—who has been residing in Japan for over a decade, traveling and writing approximately each nook of this attention-grabbing nation. For this consultant we requested Rob to just provide us some of the best spots—places he is going again to many times, and the place he sends all his friends.
This guidebook is light-weight, easy-to-use and full of information—including maps, photographs and pointers on taking advantage of your remain. From the lavish grandeur of a Shogun's memorial shrine to a volcanic scorching spring bathtub and Ryokan to Japan's many UNESCO global background websites just like the rock backyard at Kyoto's Ryoan-ji Temple—this pocket advisor really bargains anything for everybody. the variety of prompt tours is phenomenal, from mountaineering up iconic Mt. Fuji to buying in Tokyo's well-known Omotesando model district and hitting the slopes at Niseko, domestic of the world's top champagne powder. The exact folded map on the again is a giant additional bonus!
Rob Goss first went to Japan in 1999 to educate English for a yr, yet he ended up staying. he's now a full-time author of Japan-related beneficial properties and trip items for magazines starting from Time and nationwide Geographic visitor to publishers from Fodors and tough publications to Tuttle Publishing. He lives in Tokyo along with his spouse and baby and travels often round Japan.
Originally released 2013
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Fittingly for a place whose name is derived from the silver mint Tokugawa Ieyasu established here in 1612 (though it later moved to nearby Nihombashi), Ginza has always been associated with wealth in one way or another. Most obviously the area is home to prestigious department stores like Mistsukoshi, Wako, Matsuya and Matsuzakaya as well as numerous 3/14/13 9:36 AM EXPLORING JAPAN high-end European fashion retailers. It’s here too that you’ll find many of Tokyo’s finest restaurants and exclusive bars and, of course, it’s most expensive hostess clubs.
If you want to finish your day with a drink, you’ll be hard pressed to find a better place to go bar hunting. A Day in Central Tokyo at night offering plenty of bars, clubs and restaurants for a younger crowd. Shinjuku on the other hand is a melting pot, and no other part of the city really epitomizes modern Tokyo better. jp), whose Kenzo Tange-designed offices, with twin towers that reach 45 floors above Shinjuku’s high-rise west side, are one on Tokyo’s most distinctive sights. Better yet, the twin towers have two free observation decks from where you can take in tremendous views of Mount Fuji to the west and sprawling cityscapes in all directions.
Indd 26 3/11/13 4:06 PM CHAPTER 2 EXPLORING JAPAN From the thriving modern metropolis of Tokyo and the cultural heartland of Kyoto to the wilds of Hokkaido and Okinawa’s pristine beaches, Japan has something spectacular to offer every traveler. This chapter will help you get the best out of Japan no matter how brief your stay, with suggestions for three great days in Tokyo, four more wonderful days exploring Kyoto and Nara, and plenty of other accessible day trips and memorable journeys. Get out there and experience as much of it as you can!