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SCMAGLEV and Railway Park

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Address: 3-2-2, Kinjofuto, Minato-ku, Nagoya 455-0848, Aichi Prefecture
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The Railway park is maintained by JR (Japan Railway) Central. There is a wide collection of locomotives, wagons and all sorts of equipments related to rolling stock... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Curitiba, PR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Railway park is maintained by JR (Japan Railway) Central. There is a wide collection of locomotives, wagons and all sorts of equipments related to rolling stock. Trainficcionados must visit this museum. The access to the museum is from the last stop of the Aonami line, which departs from Nagoya train station.

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had to stay over a weekend while in Nagoya in business and went looking for something interesting to fill two days. The Railway Park fit the bill perfectly. It's a short and inexpensive train ride from Nagoya Station. Once there, the entry fee was less than $10 US (1000 JY). There must have been 15 or 20 full size... More 

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Iwakuni, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

what a beautiful area, love the place they do have a souvenir shop, recommend to visit. recommend to stay at least two hours.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

If you are big fun of train and high speed rail, you must visit this museum because it has a lot of information and shows history about train and Shinkansen. Recommended!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time and loved the photo op they had of the 700 series driver seat. A lot of the text has no English translation but enough do. Cafe was underwhelming but the packaging is so cute! Simulators are also done via lottery but only announced in Japanese and we are dumb Australians :( It's a while out... More 

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Sidoarjo, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

Visiting this museum can satisfy my curiosity about the Japanese bullet train technology. Although the location is quite far from the city, but with good transport and information this museum can be visited easily. Facilities such as toilets, dining and souvenirs are available. There are alternative activities for children.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Nice place to view the train history of Japan. The museum is spacious and trains were layout nicely for you to walk around and you can also go inside the train to view the seating layout of various train model from different era. Spend around 1 hour in the museum.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

Being a 30 min ride out from Nagoya Station, this one isn't for the time strapped traveller. But if you have time, it's not too bad, quite well run, I didn't get the Audio Guide, but it might be useful.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

We're big train lovers and we have decided to visit this museum first thing when we stayed in Nagoya. It's definitely a paradise for people like us - first of all, it is enormous in size and it takes a lot of time to see the whole collection of beautifully arranged trains there! I enjoyed this place more than I... More 

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Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

If you like trains, you should definitely leave the center of Nagoya and head to this museum. 100 years of train history are shown here with different objects, you can go inside of most trains. Moreover, there is a possibility to "taste" magnetic train and try to steer different types of train with simulators.

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