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KATSUSHIKA
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At Katsushika (Tokyo Prefecture) in eastern Tokyo, a surprise treat awaits. Take a trip to the Shibamata Station area, which retains its early 20th-century, Taisho-era feel and architecture. The Shibamata Taishakuten Temple approach road is lined with local eateries offering reasonably priced delicacies such as traditional Japanese dango and senbei rice crackers. The shrine itself is a gorgeous building, featuring a huge, intricately carved wooden frieze.
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