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. Shop and dine in electric Tokyo, explore Kyoto's stunning temples and gardens, or hike the majestic Japan Alps; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Japan and begin your journey now!
Japan is a world apart - a cultural Galápagos where a unique civilisation blossomed, and today thrives in delicious contrasts of traditional and modern. Its spirit is strong, warm and welcoming. Lonely Planet will get you to the heart of Japan, with amazing travel experiences and the best planning advice:
inspirational images, 3D illustrations, city walks and recommendations from our expert authors
planning features and top itineraries to help you plan the perfect trip
local secrets and hidden travel gems that will make your trip unique
plus features on hiking, skiing and traditional accommodation
Coverage includes: Planning chapters, Tokyo, Mt Fuji, Around Tokyo, The Japan Alps, Central Honshu, Kyoto, Kansai, Hiroshima, Western Honshu, Northern Honshu (Tohoku), Sapporo, Hokkaido, Shikoku, Kyushu, Okinawa, the Southwest Islands, Understand and Survival chapters.