The Rough Guide to Japan is the award-winning guidebook to this fascinating country. This new edition is published in Rough Guide's colourful design, with 24 pages of colour photos and two-colour throughout. The introduction features the authors pick of the 'Things Not to Miss', from skiing in Nagano to slurping noodles in the neon-dazzling nightlife of Shinjuku. The entire country is covered in detail with accounts of all the sights, from Tokyo's uber-hip hotels to the picturesque villages of Central Honshu and the pristine beaches of Okinawa. There is practical advice on getting around the country by train, and tips on hiking, skiing and diving. The final chapter, Contexts, gives in-depth features on all things Japanese, from temple architecture to pop culture and the environment.