Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. Over a million Americans visit Japan each year to experience this land of exquisite beauty, and recent fluctuations in the yen have made it more of an affordable destination than ever. In stunning full color, Fodor's Japan illustrates the country's eternal draws, from ancient temples and gardens and the deliberate pace of the tea ceremony, to the dizzying, frenetic pulse of its high-tech cities. This travel guide includes: * Dozens of full-color maps * Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks * Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what's off the beaten path * In-depth breakout features on the intricacies of Japanese cuisine, traditional Japanese crafts, and Mount Fuji * Major sights such as Tsukiji Fish Market, Senso-ji, Tokyo Sky Tree, Mt. Fuji, The Daibutsu, Sanjusangen-do, Ginkaku-ji, Fushimi-inari Taisha, Kinkaku-ji and Osaka-jo * Side Trips from Tokyo including Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, Nikko, Kamakura and Yokohama * Coverage of Tokyo; Nagoya, Ise-Shima, and the Kii Peninsula; The Japan Alps and the North Chubu Coast; Kyoto; The Kansai Region; Western Honshu; Shikoku; Kyushu; Okinawa; Tohoku; Hokkaido Planning to focus on Tokyo? Check out Fodor's travel guide to Tokyo.