Japan Brochures & Guides

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Japan Official Visitors 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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Hard-copies available


Your Guide to Japan – General Travel Guide

‘Your Guide to Japan’ is a comprehensive, 48-page travel brochure introducing the various regions and cities of Japan. The guide also provides a wealth of useful information ranging from Japanese festivals and seasonal events, dining & entertainment ideas, as well as accommodation, transportation and general travel tips for visitors to Japan.

Limited hard-copies available as this brochure is now out of print.


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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Limited hard-copies available.

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Snow ‘n’ Ski Japan

Snow ‘n’ Ski Japan’ is a 24-page travel brochure introducing Japan’s most popular and well known ski resorts.

Japan is well known for having some of the best powder snow in the world and with plenty of resorts located in Hokkaido and the alpine regions of Japan’s main island Honshu, you are guaranteed plenty of great runs, varied terrain and amazing alpine scenery.

Download in PDF (7.23 MB)

Hard-copies available

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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Hard-copies available

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.

Visit JNTO Practical Guides Downloads Page

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.

Download in PDF (958 KB)

Hard copy out of stock – PDF only

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.

Download in PDF (5.79MB)

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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Hard-copies available