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Here you go: 全国鉄軌道路線図 ¥1,296 from Amazon.co.jp. Here's a blog review with some pictures of the map folded out. And yes, that's entirely in Japanese, I very much doubt such a thing exists in English. To get some idea of the effort that would entail, here's a closeup of another incomplete & partial map covering just the Tokyo metro area.


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There were apparently three main parts, each under a local mountain: Zouzan ("Section I") This is the area that is most accessible to the public, with the entrance near the museum as described in the blog post linked in comments. On this map it is marked A. On the city website (in Japanese) it says hours for the tunnels are 9am to 3pm (some sites says ...


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Railway tracé by number of tracks: http://www.itoworld.com/map/14?lon=140.62370&lat=38.79141&zoom=5 Railway tracé by clearance, gauge, number of rails: http://www.itoworld.com/map/15?lon=140.62370&lat=38.79141&zoom=5


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You expressed your will to camp in Daizetsusan, so my answer will focus on Daizetsusan, see jpatokal's answer for more general information. I have hiked across Daisetsuzan for several days, and camped various different kinds of places: Spots of ground and poles, nobody except other campers. Just put your tent on a spot big enough, and put your bags of ...


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Some providers such as b-mobile and eConnect offer SIM pre-orders: you order it before leaving and it is shipped to your hotel or the airport post office for you to pick up. Note that the post office at Haneda airport is located in the domestic Terminal 1, so you would need to take a (free) shuttle bus to go there from the international terminal. (At Narita ...


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The only campsites with facilities that I'm able to find near Hakone are: Ashinoko Camp Mura, right on Lake Ashinoko, which charges ¥1000-2000 depending on season for a tent space (テントサイト) and is accessible by public transport Gotenba Otome Forest Camp #1, which is a flat ¥2000 all year round and is close to inaccessible without your own wheels ...


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The official Japan Customs Procedures of Passenger Clearance page omits any mention of seashells or shellfish. They fall under no category of Prohibited Articles, and under Restricted Articles, while it says Plants and animals must be presented to the plant or animal quarantine officer for quarantine inspection prior to Customs examination. the shells ...


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As far as I see it, it won't hurt any Japanese citizen's feelings if you visit the Hiroshima & Nagasaki memorials. It rather depicts some sign of empathy towards the victims (unless you end up doing some random foolish act at a place of such deep meaning for the natives). First off, you as an individual, are not accountable for a decision made by your ...



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