As a nation that lays claim to such a unique history, wide biodiversity, super-modern technology and an abundance of traditional and modern arts, it is hardly surprising that there are so many museums and galleries in Japan – even in the most hard-to-reach spots. Many of these establishments were hastily created during the Japanese economy’s bubble years, and these can vary greatly in quality. However we have attempted to spotlight the museums and galleries, often tucked away in the most unexpected places, that most impressed our researchers during their travels.

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