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Takamatsu's Tidy Train

Arriving by sea to the Takamatsu Port which is on the Seto Inland Sea, and was one of the first... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
masterecho
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London, United Kingdom
Famous transport mode in Takamatsui

Took these a couple of times between Takamatsu and Kawaramachi. The air conditioning amidst the... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2018
Vialey L
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Kobe, Japan
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2-19-20 Kuribayashicho, Takamatsu 760-0073, Kagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

As is typical in Japan the transport system is clean, reliable, punctual and this was no exception. Colourful trains; never thought I would be wanting to photograph trains before! Air conditioning.

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Reviewed July 30, 2018

Arriving by sea to the Takamatsu Port which is on the Seto Inland Sea, and was one of the first national parks designated in Japan. The dock area appears to have been newly constructed to accommodate large cruise ships. It is adjacent to several ferry...More

Thank masterecho
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Took these a couple of times between Takamatsu and Kawaramachi. The air conditioning amidst the strong heat outside made them very like-able.

Thank Vialey L
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Very cute trains painted with different cartoon characters! I recommend you to sit in the front and watch the railroad passing beautiful farms, gardens, small villages, etc. The gestures of train operator was very unique; worth to observe!

Thank Ceren O
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

You have to take it to travel in takamatsu. Its train decoration is lovely with some animal cartoons

Thank Moaimoaimoai
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

Great way to get around the area. Stops just about everywhere you need. Now this are older trains on older tracks so your ride is a little bumpy, but still a great means of transportation.

Thank Perry H
Reviewed March 1, 2018

This train ride experience is hard to get around the world-Regional railway, nowadays possibly only able to get this experience in Japan and Swiss. The mainline JR trains take you to a city, and it's historical regional railway like this takes you to your front...More

Thank James C
Reviewed February 17, 2018

About one hour journey to Kotohira reminded me of the good old days like visiting my grand parents, even though I'm from far away.

Thank GKen64
Reviewed December 8, 2017

If you go to Takamatsu, take the yellow train all the way to the end at Kotohira. The trains are really nice and old style, so you get a nice feeling of old Japan. The train staff are all really professional and friendly. Kotohira is...More

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Kotoden, マネージャー at Takamatsu-Kotohira Electric Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2017

Thank you for riding Kotoden and making a nice review! We will try to keep good service.

Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

Whilst old, the trains fulfil a very useful function in Takamatsu and you are likely to need to use them to get around as the line reaches important destinations. Staff are going out of their way to be helpful, even by Japanese standards. All a...More

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