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Practical Travel Guides


Practical Travel Guides

Combined Practical Travel Guides for Independent Travelers

JNTO's "Practical Travel Guides" are designed to help the English-speaking traveler enjoy an independent trip inexpensively to a popular destination or famous tourist site without further assistance.
Grouped by region, the Guides include such invaluable detailed information as means of transport, local area maps, briefing notes, and places to stay.

*Correction:Last page of each file
Welcome Inn Reservation Center’s services are to be discontinued after December 1, 2011. The booking counters at Narita International Airport, Terminals 1 and 2, and Kansai International Airport will continue to accept reservation requests until March 31, 2012. All services will be discontinued on and after April 1, 2012. PDF file of the detailed information:http://www.itcj.jp/doc/notice_e.pdf

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  Hokkaido
pdf Sapporo & Shikotsu-Toya National Park
(280KB)
pdf Hakodate & Vicinity
(320KB)
pdf Kushiro, Abashiri, Shiretoko & Akan National Park
(432KB)
  Tohoku
pdf Towada-Hachimantai National Park
(833KB)
pdf Morioka & Rikuchu Kaigan (Coast) National Park
(648KB)
pdf Sendai, Matsushima & Hiraizumi
(988KB)
pdf Kakunodate & Lake Tazawa, Akita & Oga Peninsula
(841KB)
pdf Aizu-Wakamatsu & Bandai
(677KB)
 Kanto
pdf Tsuchiura & Tsukuba
(192KB)
pdf Nikko (650KB)
pdf Chichibu & Oku-tama
(881KB)
pdf Narita (220KB)
pdf Tokyo Walks
(1MB)
pdf Yokohama (864KB)
pdf Hakone & Kamakura
(566KB)
pdf Kashima & Mito (340KB)
pdf Saitama (244KB)
  Chubu
pdf Niigata & Sado
Island (244KB)
pdf Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route & Gokayama
(208KB)
pdf Kanazawa (901KB)
pdf Noto Peninsula
(212KB)
pdf Mt.Fuji & Fuji Five Lakes
(204KB)
pdf Nagano (544KB)
pdf Karuizawa Heights
(396KB)
pdf Kiso Valley
(2.4MB)
pdf Takayama & Shirakawago
(568KB)
pdf Izu Peninsula
(1MB)
pdf Nagoya & Vicinity
(5.3MB)
pdf Shizuoka (240KB)
  Kinki
pdf Ise-Shima (863KB)
pdf Lake Biwa, Otsu &
Hikone (963KB)
pdf Kyoto Walks (2.4MB)
pdf Amanohashidate, Tango Peninsula & Kinosaki Onsen
(188KB)
pdf Osaka (1,7MB)
pdf Kobe, Himeji & Takarazuka
(460KB)
pdf Nara Walks (220KB)
pdf Shirahama, Koyasan, Kumano-Kodo & Wakayama Prefecture
(862KB)
  Chugoku & Shikoku
pdf Matsue & Izumo-Taisha Shrine
(664KB)
pdf Okayama, Kurashiki & Seto-Ohashi Bridge
(862KB)
pdf Hiroshima & Miyajima
(740KB)
pdf Fukuyama, Onomichi, Shimanami Sea Route, Mihara & Takehara
(232KB)
pdf Hagi, Tsuwano & Akiyoshi-do Cave
(498KB)
pdf Awaji Island & Shodo Island
(248KB)
pdf Shikoku (436KB)
 Kyushu & Okinawa
pdf Fukuoka (480KB)
pdf Saga & Vicinity
(348KB)
pdf Nagasaki, Unzen, Goto Islands, Iki & Tsushima
(1156KB)
pdf Kumamoto & Mt.Aso
(944KB)
pdf Beppu & Vicinity
(550KB)
pdf Miyazaki & Vicinity
(272KB)
pdf Kagoshima & Vicinity
(973KB)
pdf Yakushima Island
(645KB)
pdf Okinawa (1173KB)
pdf Oita (421KB)
  Special Interests
pdf Museums & Art Galleries
(522KB)
pdf Skiing in Japan
(588KB)
pdf Japan's Industries
(202KB)
pdf Camping in Japan
(786KB)
pdf Annual Events in Japan
(495KB)
pdf Ceramic Art & Crafts
(856KB)
pdf Traditional Sports
(242KB)
pdf Japanese Gardens
(619KB)
pdf Japanese Hot Springs
(590B)
pdf Contemporary Architecture in Japan
(356KB)
pdf Animation in Japan
(470KB)
pdf Enjoying Bonsai & Horticulture
(212KB)
pdf Japan for Free
(272KB)

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