Western Honshu Travel Guide
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Fodor's Chicago 2013
Like disparate siblings, the two coasts of western Honshu have distinctly different personalities. Taken together, they embody the ancient and modern—those two seemingly bipolar time frames that exist in a more profound juxtaposition in Japan than perhaps in any other country in the world.
Accommodations cover a broad spectrum, from pensions and minshuku (private residences that rent rooms) to large, modern resort hotels that have little character...read more
Western Honshu is one of the best regions to sample local Japanese seafood, with regional specialties from the Nihon-kai (Japan Sea) and Seto Nai-kai (Inland...read more
Things To Do in Western Honshu
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