Posted by: Teacher Peter | December 5, 2011

Our Trip to Japan: Shinkansen options

This website was very helpful in explaining the ins and outs of train travel in Japan. It even has links to a full color map of the entire shinkansen line: times

Japanican has a lot of good package deals. For example, if you bundle a hotel stay with a Shinkansen trip you can save up to 50 USD:

Of course, I referenced our good old friends at Agoda. We’ve been using this website since our first travels to the Philippines and China one year ago:

Here are some other helpful links:

The Japan Rail Pass can be used for many modes of travel, not only Shinkansen:

More info on fantastic Miyajima island:


More on Yamato museum:


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