In a country of fascinating contrasts - ultramodern cities, ancient traditions, majestic mountain ranges - Frommer's cuts through the noise and confusion to deliver a guide to Japan that's clear, candid, thorough, and portable. Expert planning tips, honest assessments of hotels and attractions, accessible itineraries designed to appeal to a wide range of interests, and insightful commentaries on Japanese history and culture lead travelers to the sort of authentic experiences and exciting adventures that make for truly unforgettable journeys. It's the sort of travel that Frommer's has been making happen for more than 60 years. And with accurate and timely pricing info as well as helpful money-saving advice, you can see Japan no matter the size of your budget.
*Helpful maps,including a fully-detachable fold-out map
*Strategic itineraries, including for families and week-long stays, so you can make the most of your time
*Candid reviews of the best restaurants, attractions, tours, shops, and experiences - and advice on the ones not worth your time and money
*Accurate, up-to-date info on transportation, useful websites, costs, telephone numbers, and more
*Budget-planning help with the lowdown on prices and ways to save money, whether you're traveling on a shoestring or in the lap of luxury
Updated edition Dec 2018