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AWARA
  • LOCAL DELICACIES
  • HOT SPRINGS
  • MUSEUMS / GALLERIES

If hot springs and delicious food are essential ingredients for a quality trip, look no further than Awara town in Fukui Prefecture. Awara-shi covers a wide area including around the station of Awara-Yunomachi - the focus of most people’s visit - with a choice of hot spring ryokan and foot spas, enveloped in a laid-back atmosphere. Since 1883, when the hot springs in Awara were discovered, the town has been a popular resort for guests from all over Japan, reaching 1.6 million visitors a year.
One of the 100 hidden towns in Japan chosen for this publication.

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JAPAN - 100 HIDDEN TOWNS

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Japan – 100 Hidden Towns is a travel guidebook to Japan off-the-beaten-track – the lesser known towns, where quiet, bucolic ways of life, and proudly maintained local history and traditions can be found. 100 towns, selected from all of the country’s 47 prefectures, are reviewed with a focus on nature, culture, food, access, and key dates – each illustrated with colourful photographs. Information on each of Japan’s eight regions and their major tourist attractions, general advice for travellers, and listings of useful phrases are also provided, helping visitors to maximise the enjoyment of their travels. Over 400 pages of colour photographs and useful information.

PUBLISHER : NELLIE’S ENGLISH BOOKS 
ISBN : 9784905527497