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Shinkansen high speed trains in Japan

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Posted on December 17, 2014 5:47 pm | Leave your thoughts



The Shinkansen network of high-speed railway lines connects most parts of Japan with each other and it’s the most convenient long distance traffic method within Japan. The network presently links most major cities on the islands of Honshu and Kyushu, with construction of a link to the northern island of Hokkaido underway. The maximum operating...

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Japan Rail Pass

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Posted on December 17, 2014 11:43 am | Leave your thoughts



A Japan Rail Pass is a great deal for non-residents (foreigners on a “temporary visitor” status). It can only be purchased outside of Japan. The pass allows you to travel on any of the JR trains, including the bullet trains (except Nozomi and Mizuho), as much as you like during the specified period. The price...

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Trains and Subways in Japan

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Posted on December 14, 2014 7:40 pm | Leave your thoughts



Whether you are traveling near or far, Trains and Subways in Japan provide a fast, precise and efficient way of reaching your destination. Trains and Subways in Japan The Tokyo public transport system is the fastest and the most convenient way to travel around the city. Avoid the morning rush hour between 7:30 am and...

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