Posts Tagged ‘Kyoto’
Tags: Amtrak, Cities of Japan, Hiroshima, Japan, Kyoto, Osaka, Tokyo
Biting the Bullet was going to top the list. The very idea of speeding past at 170 miles per hour was intimidating but once inside it was smooth ride. We covered Hiroshima to Kyoto in two and half hours in time for lunch.
Shinkasens or ‘New Trunk Line’ was introduced in Japan in 1964 before the Tokyo Olympics and today connect major Japanese cities.
The Shinkasen train rides were courtesy JNTO, 2010, from Hiroshima to Kyoto and from Kyoto (JR Kyoto station) to Odawara.