JapanInformation/Travel Guide



Discover Japan (Chiyoda, Taito etc.) in this map. The most exciting sights, the best hotels, a diverse nightlife, recommended restaurants and more for your Japan vacation. Updated constantly, free and available for desktop/smartphone/tablet.

Japan (Japanese: 日本 Nippon [ɲip̚poɴ] or Nihon [ɲihoɴ]; formally 日本国 Nippon-koku or Nihon-koku, meaning "State of Japan") is a sovereign island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies off the eastern coast of the Asian mainland, and stretches from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the southwest. The kanji that make up Japan's name mean "sun origin". 日 can ... (read more on Wikipedia)

Calling code: +81 | Area: 377,972.28 km² | Inception: 1947



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Books

These are the current bestselling travel guides for Japan & travel literature about Japan on Amazon.com. Alternatively there are also digital versions of these travel guides available, for Kindle and other devices and Audio versions to listen on the go on Audible:

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Learn Japanese

The language in Japan is Japanese (abbr. "JA"). For a trip to Japan it can therefore be helpful to use a Japanese language course for easier communication. Greate online courses for Japanese are available on Babbel.com.

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Local specialties

Every country and every city/regions offers it's own local delicacies and specialties, which often are enough of a reason on it's own for a trip. For Japan and Japan the following delicacies, wines and other premium foods are typicial (more than 17,000 additional specialties are available from Gourmondo):



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