A lively, graphic, full-color guidebook to Japan, including modern Tokyo, Mt. Fuji, Hiroshima, and more. Color photography and archival and other illustrations throughout; zingy captions. Intelligent, opinionated writing by David Scott. Solid travel reportage on every region punctuated by lively sidebars on local color, personalities, culture, and history--all packed with fascinating trivia. What to see and do, including walking and driving tours to gardens, temples, shrines, and museums. Special rating system identifying not-to-be-missed sights. To-the-point reviews of dining and lodging. Key planning information. Over 15 detailed maps and plans. Comprehensive destination/topic index.Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc. Staff is the author of 'Fodor's Exploring Japan' with ISBN 9780679030119 and ISBN 0679030115.