An excellent guide to tourist destinations in Japan, divided into three sections: Planning Your Trip, Introduction to Japan, and Discovering Japan. There are many maps, as well as ideas for driving tours. Though mainly concerned with attractions, there is also information on hotels and restaurants. Very useful if you are going to visit the country.
The updated Green Guide Japan presents the country in all its diversity, from Tokyo's hyper-modern skyscrapers to Kyoto's shrines and temples and Nara's historic structures. Visit some of the country's sixteen UNESCO World Heritage Sites, sample Japan's excellent cuisine, take advantage of its outdoor activities and plentiful hot springs. The background explanations and practical information allow for deeper understanding and easy travel, while Michelin's famed star-rating system, colourful maps and trusted advice ensure an enjoyable visit.