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Colorful retro trams

Nostalgic old trams, some single some double cars all with different color schemes and designs make... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2017
DYA717
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Honolulu
great fun and really useful

With a standard fare of 175 Yen (July 2016) this is a cheap efficient and fun way of getting around... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2016
TicToc13
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London, United Kingdom
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Jun 30, 2017
“Colorful retro trams”
May 8, 2017
“Just one of the attractive trains”
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Kumamoto Station | Misumi Station, Kumamoto, Kumamoto Prefecture
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Reviewed June 30, 2017

Nostalgic old trams, some single some double cars all with different color schemes and designs make for interesting moving museum pieces. From station #3 Kumamoto train station to the shopping and castle areas stations #8+, it costs 170-yen or 500-yen for an all day pass....More

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Reviewed May 8, 2017

This specialized 'old train' is one of the attractions for staying in Kumamoto. The trip to Misumi was not that long and there were only three scheduled trains. I would recommend just taking a single trip to or return from Misumi and take another normal...More

Thank HK_Jim
Reviewed July 19, 2016

With a standard fare of 175 Yen (July 2016) this is a cheap efficient and fun way of getting around the city - especially with the quirkily designed trams. The Studio Ghibli influence is very evident.

1  Thank TicToc13
Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We had a delightful time on the A-Train which is a lovely piece of the past. The photos show the lovely appointments everywhere and a pleasant bar is a bonus. Just look at the wood work! The scenery is fine. All in all, this was...More

1  Thank Margery M
Reviewed May 21, 2016

Easy and convenient transportation to get around town. Can't beat the price and it makes change if you don't have it.

1  Thank gmaverick
Reviewed February 2, 2016

This is a short 1/2 hour train ride from Kumamoto to Misumi which is a connection point to Amakusa, a hotspring an seafood town. The A Train itself is absolutely beautiful. There are drinks available for sale on board. Lovely ride.

2  Thank Bambooscent
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