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Kyushu Shinkansen

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Ranked #295 of 2,395 Attractions in Kyushu-Okinawa
Type: Public Transportation Systems, Other
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Type: Public Transportation Systems, Other
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
61 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I love travelling on Japan's bullet trains - I consider it an attraction not just a form of transport and love looking out the windows at so many sights. Buy your JR pass (7 or 14 days) when you book your holiday to receive the discounted fare. Australians, if you fly with Japan Airlines you can buy the pass at... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Took the sakura train from Hakata to Kumamoto, it was my fabulous experience! I think its "a must do" if you ever travel to japan, it's clean, fast and excellent transportation.

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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

If you're going to Japan, the Shinkansen (bullet train) is a must-do. It's incredibly smooth, quiet and efficient. Be sure to buy tickets in advance - from home. There are discounted packages for tourists but they are only available outside Japan. Check guidebooks for details.

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