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Yokohama


Located in the Kanto region of the main island of Honshu, Yokohama is the capital of the Kanagawa Prefecture, and second largest city in Japan after Tokyo. As of 2007, Yokohama had an estimated population of 3,625,000.

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Vacation Goose Travel Guide Yokohama Japan

By Francis Morgan

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Vacation Goose Travel Guide Yokohama Japan
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Vacation Goose Travel Guide Yokohama Japan is an easy to use small pocket book filled with all you need for your stay in the big city. Top 50 city attractions, top 11 nightlife adventures, top 50 city restaurants, top 50 shopping centers, top 50 hotels, and more than a dozen monthly weather statistics. This travel guide is up to date with the latest developments of the city as of 2017. We hope you let this pocket book be part of yet another fun Yokohama adventure :)

Japan: Cities, Sights & Other Places You Need To Visit [Booklet] (Tokyo,Yokohama,Osaka,Nagoya,Kyoto,Kawasaki,Saitama) (Volume 1)

By 10 Tips Travel Guides

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (52 pages)

Japan: Cities, Sights & Other Places You Need To Visit [Booklet] (Tokyo,Yokohama,Osaka,Nagoya,Kyoto,Kawasaki,Saitama) (Volume 1)
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Cities, Sights & Other Places You Need To Visit

Japan, the ‘Land of the Rising Sun’, has a glorious past, present, and future. It has a mix of ancient samurai traditions and an extraordinary history with a modern-day persona and cutting edge technology. This is a land of contrasts; Japan is an enthralling destination for visitors. Combining the appeal of an ancient and unfamiliar culture with all the trappings of one of the world powerhouses in knowledge, entertainment, fashion, and innovation, Japan is an expedition of discovery wherever you go. Japan has an enthralling and versatile culture; on the one hand it is sharp in the warm of traditions dating back thousands of years; on the other it is a civilization in a continual state of rapid change, with constantly shifting fads and fashions and technological progress that continuously pushes back the limits of the possible. This is part of what makes it such a mesmerizing country to visit.


In this book, you will find all the information you're looking for about:

  • Tokyo
  • Kyoto
  • Osaka
  • Hiroshima
  • Yokohama
  • so much more !

When you purchase Japan: Cities, Sights & Other Places You Need To Visit you will be well prepared to visit the country of your dreams ! Buy this book today!


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Fodor's Japan (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor s Travel Guides
Released: 2016-04-19
Paperback (864 pages)

Fodor s Japan (Full-color Travel Guide)
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Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years.



Over a million Americans visit Japan each year to experience this land of exquisite beauty, and recent fluctuations in the yen have made it more of an affordable destination than ever. In stunning full color, Fodor's Japan illustrates the country's eternal draws, from ancient temples and gardens and the deliberate pace of the tea ceremony, to the dizzying, frenetic pulse of its high-tech cities.



This travel guide includes:

· Dozens of full-color maps

· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks

· Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path

· In-depth breakout features on the intricacies of Japanese cuisine, traditional Japanese crafts, and Mount Fuji

· Major sights such as Tsukiji Fish Market, Senso-ji, Tokyo Sky Tree, Mt. Fuji, The Daibutsu, Sanjusangen-do, Ginkaku-ji, Fushimi-inari Taisha, Kinkaku-ji and Osaka-jo

· Side Trips from Tokyo including Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, Nikko, Kamakura and Yokohama

· Coverage of Tokyo; Nagoya, Ise-Shima, and the Kii Peninsula; The Japan Alps and the North Chubu Coast; Kyoto; The Kansai Region; Western Honshu; Shikoku; Kyushu; Okinawa; Tohoku; Hokkaido



Planning to focus on Tokyo? Check out Fodor's travel guide to Tokyo.

Yokohama Yankee: My Family's Five Generations as Outsiders in Japan

By Leslie Helm

Helm Leslie
Paperback (384 pages)

Yokohama Yankee: My Family s Five Generations as Outsiders in Japan
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"A lovely, unsettling family story and a vivid traversal of modern Japanese history that will impress the jaded Japan scholar and inspire the curious general reader or memoir fan." — Library Journal

Helm was the Tokyo correspondent for the Los Angeles Times when he realized that the majority of the articles he had written were "critical of Japan in some way." This was surprising considering Helm was born in Japan and is part Japanese himself. In this lovingly researched memoir, he sifts through five generations of Helms living in Japan...history buffs will relish Helm's painstaking detail and impressive command of the material. — Publishers Weekly

"Yokohama Yankee is a marvelous and eloquent work of family history. What makes it more remarkable is this family's history also sheds light on the political, economic, cultural, and racial interactions and tensions between Japan and the United States for more than a century and a half, right up to the present day. This is a humane and insightful book that will be read many years from now." — James Fallows, national correspondent for The Atlantic and author of China Airborne

“Like a sword cleaving a bittersweet fruit, Leslie Helm’s saga of his mixed-blood family in Japan cuts to the inescapable isolation of being white in a country where blood still means so much. Yokohama Yankee is a painfully intimate story that spans more than a century and brings the wrenching history of modern Japan into a focus that is both razor sharp and deeply human.” — Blaine Harden, author of Escape from Camp 14 and former Tokyo bureau chief of The Washington Post


“Leslie Helm has written a lively and engaging account of his remarkable family history and its intertwining with Japan ... It is a warm and human story that will charm its readers.” — Kenneth B. Pyle, Henry M. Jackson professor of Asian history and Asian studies, University of Washington, and recipient of Japan’s Order of the Rising Sun


“One of the finest correspondents to have reported on Japan, Leslie Helm tells the riveting, sometimes painful story of his multinational, biracial merchant family. Living in Yokohama for generations in war and peace, the Helms are at the heart of Japan's long modern history without ever actually becoming ‘Japanese.’” — Sheldon Garon, Nissan professor of Japanese history at Princeton University


"Helm mines the many treasures of his family's past, and the multicultural futures of his adopted, Japanese children, to investigate the mysteries of identity that are locked away inside all of us. The family fortune disappears, and relatives scatter in the winds of war and reconstruction. But this lovely story remains, about an erudite man trying to make sense of the world, of the past, and of himself." — Alex Beam, Boston Globe columnist


“[A] wonderful work full of pathos, insight and humanity.” — Fred G. Notehelfer, emeritus professor of Japanese history at UCLA and author of Japan Through American Eyes: The Journal of Francis Hall, 1859-1866


Leslie Helm's decision to adopt Japanese children launches him on a personal journey through his family's 140 years in Japan, beginning with his great-grandfather, who worked as a military advisor in 1870 and defied custom to marry his Japanese mistress. The family's poignant experiences of love and war help Helm overcome his cynicism and embrace his Japanese and American heritage.


This is the first book to look at Japan across five generations, with perspective that is both from the inside and through foreign eyes. Helm draws on his great-grandfather's unpublished memoir and a wealth of primary source material to bring his family history to life.

A Pioneer in Yokohama: A Dutchman's Adventures in the New Treaty Port (Hackett Classics)

By C.T. Assendelft de Coningh

Brand: Hackett Publishing Co.
Paperback (216 pages)

A Pioneer in Yokohama: A Dutchman s Adventures in the New Treaty Port (Hackett Classics)
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In relating the story of his life on the island of Deshima and in the port of Yokohama during the late 1850s, Dutch merchant C. T. Assendelft de Coningh provides both an unprecedented eyewitness account of daily life in the Japanese treaty ports and a unique perspective on the economic, military, and political forces the Western imperial powers brought to bear on newly opened Japan.

A general Introduction provides essential historical and cultural background as well as a brief biography of De Coningh; substantial footnotes explain those terms, names, and cultural references that may be unfamiliar to modern readers. Thirteen illustrations are included, as are a chronology of events, a bibliography, and an index.

City Maps Yokohama Japan

By James McFee

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City Maps Yokohama Japan
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City Maps Yokohama Japan is an easy to use small pocket book filled with all you need for your stay in the big city. Attractions, pubs, bars, restaurants, museums, convenience stores, clothing stores, shopping centers, marketplaces, police, emergency facilities and the list goes on and on. This collection of maps is up to date with the latest developments of the city. This city map is a must if you wish to enjoy the city without internet connection.

Around the World on a Bicycle - Volume II From Teheran To Yokohama

By Thomas Stevens

Released: 2012-05-17
Kindle Edition (506 pages)

Around the World on a Bicycle - Volume II From Teheran To Yokohama
 
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MICHELIN Guide Tokyo Yokohama Shonan 2012: Restaurants & Hotels (Michelin Red Guide Tokyo, Yokohama, Shonan: Restaurants & Hotels)

By Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
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MICHELIN Guide Tokyo Yokohama Shonan 2012: Restaurants & Hotels (Michelin Red Guide Tokyo, Yokohama, Shonan: Restaurants & Hotels)
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Now expanding to include the Shonan area, MICHELIN Guide Tokyo Yokohama Shonan 2012 helps travelers find great places to eat and stay, with rigorously researched recommendations to approximately 250 restaurants and 50 hotels. Updated annually, the guide appeals to all tastes and budgets. Anonymous, experienced inspectors carefully select restaurants, using the celebrated Michelin food star-rating system. Travelers can rely on Michelin since only the best make the cut.



 
 
 

 
 
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