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CHIHAYAAKASAKA

Situated about 35 kilometres from the centre of Osaka, Chihayaakasaka (Osaka Prefecture) and Mount Kongo are historical, picturesque destinations located within the Kongo mountain range that borders Nara Prefecture.
This quiet spot - the site of legendary historic battles fought by the 14th-century samurai general Masashige Kusunoki - is home to beautiful, terraced paddy fields and the highest mountain in Osaka Prefecture. The area is popular with hikers and cyclists, providing them with breathtaking seasonal views and delicious local produce.
One of the 100 hidden towns in Japan chosen for this publication.

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