Japan Brochures and Guides for Travel - Japan National Tourism Organization


Japan Brochures & Guides

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Japan Official Visitor’s Guide

A 61-page comprehensive travel guide on Japan overall, which replaces ‘Your Guide to Japan’ below, which is now out-of-print. Includes information on Japan’s regional areas, food, accommodation, attractions and all you need to know when planning a trip to Japan for the first time.

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Eat Japan: an essential guide to this culinary hot spot

A must-have 16-page guide on the incredible culinary experiences that await any hungry (and thirsty!) explorer to the land of the rising sun.

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100 Experiences in Japan

Featuring 100 different hands-on activities within seven categories: Tradition, Outdoors, Cuisine, Cities, Nature, Art and Relaxation. These experiences have been carefully selected by a committee of overseas experts on Japanese inbound travel and include powerful stories about each region’s history and culture, interactions with local residents and outdoor activities to enjoy year round.

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Japan Ski & Snow Guide

The excellent powder snow is world renowned, but it’s also just the start. Explore trips for families, couples, and solo-skiing in our 24-page travel brochure covering the ski terrains of Hokkaido, Tohoku, Nagano, and Niigata. Whether you’re looking for culture, adventure or a scenic getaway, Japan has you covered.

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Snow 'n' Ski Japan Brochure

Japan ‘The Luxe Guide’

Where breathtaking landscapes meet fascinating traditions and modern culture. Discover Vogue Australia’s round up of the best of luxury Japan.

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Japan 'The Luxe Guide'

Educational Tours to Japan

Are you a school teacher thinking of organising a school tour to Japan? Or a student studying Japanese and thinking of joining a school tour to Japan? If so, this brochure is for you. The brochure introduces some of Japan’s regional areas, educational attractions and activities, information on home-stay and school exchange and case studies.

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Practical Guides

JNTO’s “Practical Guides” are designed to help travelers plan their trips around experiencing unique parts of Japanese culture, traditions, sports, architecture, arts & crafts and various other interesting activities.

Grouped by region, the Guides include invaluable detailed information such as means of transport, local area maps, briefing notes and accommodation options.

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Hard copies available (if requesting, please specify which guides by number)

Tourist’s Language Handbook

The Tourist’s Language Handbook is a point-and-speak practical handbook of useful phrases designed to help tourists in Japan communicate with Japanese people better.

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Obrochure: Japan

Learn more about Japan, the land of amazing contrasts and endless discovery with this destination guide. Offers a glimpse into the cities of Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Hokkaido and Okinawa.

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Obrochure is available in PDF only

Japan Anime Map

Your guide to the world of otaku (geek) culture. Includes event information, shopping guide, museums, theme parks and anime filming locations.

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Only available in PDF

JNTO Partner Brochures

View and download digital brochures from JNTO Partners, including those from a variety of prefectures across Japan.

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