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Central Honshu: Rough Guides Snapshot Japan

Book Description

The Rough Guide Snapshot to Central Honshu

includes Matsumoto, the Japan Alps and the Kiso Valley

The Rough Guide Snapshot to Central Honshu is the ultimate travel guide to this region of Japan. It leads you through the area with reliable information and comprehensive coverage of all the sights and attractions, from Obuse to Matsumoto and Takayama to the Japan Alps. Detailed maps and up-to-date listings pinpoint the best cafés, restaurants, hotels, shops, bars and nightlife, ensuring you make the most of your trip, whether passing through, staying for the weekend or longer. Also included is the Basics section from the Rough Guide to Japan, with all the practical information you need for travelling in and around Central Honshu, including transport, food, drink, costs, health, festivals and culture and etiquette.

Also published as part of the Rough Guide to Japan.

Full coverage:


Around Nagano

The Nagano-ken mountains

Karuizawa and around


Around Matsumoto

The Kiso Valley



Shirokawa-go and Gokayama



Noto Hanto




Gujo Hachiman