Japan by Rail: Includes Rail Route Guide and 30 City Guides


Japan by Rail: Includes Rail Route Guide and 30 City Guides Author Ramsey Zarifeh
ISBN-10 1905864752
ISBN-13 9781905864751
Year 2016-09-07
Pages 480
Language English
Publisher Trailblazer Publications
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Japan is steeped inlegend and myth perhaps the greatest of which is the popular misconceptionthat the country is simply too expensive to visit The truth is that flights toJapan are cheaper than they ve ever been accommodation can be great value whilethe warm hospitality which awaits every visitor costs nothing at all The realsecret to travelling around the country on a budget however is the Japan RailPass Use this comprehensive guide in conjunction with a rail pass to get themost out of a trip to Japan Practical information planning your trip when to go suggesteditineraries what to take festivals and events City guides and maps where to stay where to eat what to see in30 towns and cities historical and cultural background Kilometre by kilometre route guides covering train journeys from the coast intothe mountains from temple retreat to sprawling metropolis 33 route maps Railway timetables and frequency charts Bullet trains and main routes Customs etiquette Japanese words and phrases with kanji Thisnew edition also now includes kanji hiragana katakana for all place names mentioned inthe book so readers can point to the text when asking Japanese speakers fordirections The extension of the shinkansen route from Nagano toKanazawa This is now called the Hokuriku shinkansen Additional side trips from Tokyo including to Kawaguchi kofor magnificent views of Mt Fuji and to Mito for Kairakuen the only one ofthe three great landscape gardens in Japan not currently mentioned in the book Expanded coverage of Nikko Nagasaki the side trip to Asosan Beppu and many places in the Kansai region

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