Japan Rail Pass and rail travel in Japan complete guide. Let's use the Japan Rail Pass to its maximum!!!
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Dotonbori is “Must-See” place in Osaka. ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau/©JNTO
I wrote about train system in Kyoto before. But I have received many inquiries about Osaka too. I think it is very complicated for travellers from overseas. There are three types of railway, JR, Osaka Municipal Subway and Private company’s railways. Once you understand train system, you can find the best location to stay, the best deal for trains ride and the fastest way to visit that you want to see.
In Japan, New Years holidays are crazy busy. In this year, I expect everybody will go back to hometown on Dec 28 and 29. And return trip will be January 4 and 5. I recommend you to avoid getting a train on those days. The vehicle occupancy rate may be more than 200%. As long …