JR East Pass - Tohoku Area : Reviews

2016
04
NOV
Ronald (Sans Souci, NSW)
Recommend: Recommend
Overall rating:

"Shinkanse - a must for all travellers to Japan"

Value for money: 5/5
Ease of use: 5/5
Suitability: 5/5

I always travel to Japan and have a rail pass- just one long distance journey pays for the pass. This time I focused on the Tohoku area and travelled to Hirosaki for a few days - lovely town and a very welcoming place. I also went to Hiraizumi to see the two temples and also a trip to Mito for the Korakuen garden. Travelling on the Shinkansen is brilliant - comfortable, clean and FAST. Japanese trains are brilliant as is the Super Hitachi which one takes for the jorney to Mito. Ueno to Shin Aomori by Shinkansen Hayabusa - 700 plus kms and under 3.5 hours ... that's travelling !!

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