All you need to know for travel in Japan
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Accommodation & Hotels in Japan
Search for and book all types of accommodation in Japan: hotels, ryokan, guesthouses plus a listing of the many types of accommodation available for the Japan traveler - guest houses, ryokan, minshuku, capsule hotels, love hotels etc.
For an extensive list of individual hotels in Japan: Tokyo hotels, Osaka hotels, Kyoto hotels and hotels in other cities click here to book online.
Kyoto Accommodation Guide - where to stay in Kyoto - Japan's ancient capital, we list the best accommodation in Kyoto.
Travel Japan by Shinkansen bullet train with a Japan Rail Pass
How to get into the city after an economy-class syndrome inducing flight to Japan. Narita, Haneda, Chubu, and Kansai are all here.
Air Travel to Japan - Air Tickets, Flights, International Routes
Find out how long your flight will take to Japan. Find out about special air ticketing offers and deals.
Listings of major international airports from in every part of the world, with airport codes, and approximate flight times to Narita International Airport NRT (Tokyo) Japan.
Banks, Banking & Money in Japan
All you need to know about banks in Japan. ATMs, bureaux de change, credit cards, opening hours, post office withdrawals, tax, transfers.
Book Air Tickets and Flights To Japan
Most travelers to Japan spend some time in the capital Tokyo
Books on Japan
Travel guides to Japan plus books on Japanese fiction, Japanese history, Japanese politics & society, Japanese food, learning Japanese, sex and erotica and Japanese manga. Reviews of other books on Japan including sports and religion and books on Japanese nature - flora and fauna. Purchase books from Amazon US, Amazon UK and Amazon Japan.
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City Guides to Japan's Major Cities
Things to see and do and getting around in Japan's major cities: and other more off-the-beaten track destinations
UNESCO World Heritage Sites - a listing of UNESCO buildings and natural reserves
Costs in Japan
Japan need not be an expensive country for the traveler. Check out our tips for saving money in Japan during your stay. Travel hints for saving money in Tokyo. Antique shopping in Kyoto: Toji Temple Market
The Economy in Japan
Following rapid economic growth and development in the 1960s, Japan's economy entered a 'bubble stage' in the 1980s followed by a 'lost decade' of economic stagnation and deflation in the 1990s. Only now in the 21st century is the Japanese economy showing signs of revival.
Electricity in Japan
The voltage in Japan is different from that of many other countries. Will electrical appliances bought overseas work in Japan? If so, are they safe to use? The plugs and sockets used in Japan are almost the same as in North America. Read more about electricity in Japan.
Entertainment Guide to Japan
A listing of bars, cafes, clubs and restaurants throughout Japan for eating, drinking and having a good time: Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Kyoto, Kobe, Niigata, Sendai, Sapporo.
Cinema & Movie Theater listing for Japan's major cities.
Skiing & Snowboarding in Japan - Japan's best mountain resorts.
Embassies & Consulates in Japan
A comprehensive listing of foreign embassies in Tokyo and Osaka.
Japanese Embassies & Consulates Overseas
A comprehensive listing of Japanese embassies in other countries.
Immigration Offices in Japan
A listing of Japan's immigration offices nationwide. Renew your visa and other travel and residency documents.
International Centers in Japan
A listing of Japan's international exchange centers nationwide. Find useful resident and tourist information, accommodation, citizen's advice and make use of library, media and internet facilities.
International Dialing Codes From Japan
A comprehensive directory of international dialing codes when phoning overseas from Japan.
Internet Cafes in Japan
A guide to getting online in Japan and a listing of internet cafes in the major cities. Add your recommendations here.
Japan Facts & Figures
Frequently updated statistics on Japan's economic data, population, trade and tourism.
Maps of Japan
Useful maps of the Japanese archipelago and major cities.
Phones from other countries do not work in Japan. Rent a mobile phone in Japan: Ideal for business and tourist use.
Japan leads the world in mobile phone innovation. Read an article on mobile phone (keitai) use in Japan.
Regions and Prefectures
Japan is usually divided into eight generally recognised geographical regions. They are from north to south Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto, Chubu, Kansai, Chugoku, Shikoku, Kyushu & Okinawa.
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Shinkansen & Japan's Railways
Shinkansen Bullet Train. The history and development of one of the world's best trains.
Japanese Railways. Japan railway companies, night trains and train types.
Japan Rail Pass. Information on JR Rail Passes.
Telephone Numbers in Japan
Travel between Japan/Korea
Travel information from Japan to its nearest neighbor South Korea by air and sea: flight & ferry timetables and reservation details.
Travel within Japan
Useful Links for Japan
Some quick Japan links of interest to the Japan traveler.
Weather in Japan
City weather forecasts for Tokyo, Kyoto, Sapporo and Nagoya plus rainfall and temperature charts.
What's On in Tokyo & Kyoto
A monthly round up of events in Tokyo and Kyoto - exhibitions, music, film, sports and shopping.
Visa Information For Japan
Japan Travel Basics Index
Accommodation in Japan: book hotels, guest houses, ryokan.