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Make Your Trip from Kanazawa to Wakura Hot Springs a More Fun with the Ride

We took a Hanayome Noren (Bride Curtain) Express for our trip from Kanazawa to Wakura Hot Springs... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Tokyo, Japan
Pretty themed train

Found out about this train from a website about special trains in winter 2017/2018. Since l was... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
via mobile
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Kanazawa 920-0858, Ishikawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

We took a Hanayome Noren (Bride Curtain) Express for our trip from Kanazawa to Wakura Hot Springs. Bride’s passing through the Hanayome Noren hang at the entrance of the broom’s house is a wedding ceremony in this part of Japan. I got a seat in...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Found out about this train from a website about special trains in winter 2017/2018. Since l was able to fit it in my schedule, l decided to reserve seats on this train to experience what it'd be like to take such a train. The moment...More

Thank ann_pgh
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Look, to be honest I did not know what to expect when we booked this trip - it did look a little unusual.....and I was wrong. It is fun and would be great for kids - really great way to see the countryside while enjoying...More

Thank Grant T
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Having experienced many Japan thematic trains, I have to say, this is the most beautiful! Kanazawa is known for gold foil, and this train certainly ain't stingy in using them. Besides, the interior decor differ greatly from many other thematic trains. I'm fast running out...More

Thank fairysky
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This train is specially decorated inside and out with special seating, costumed attendants, nostalgic decor, complimentary memorabilia, and optional food and sake service. Surprisingly enough, the fare is the same as a regular commuter run. Note that the trains do nit run every day ;...More

2  Thank alans747
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Hanayome noren is the sightseeing train running between Kanazawa and Wakura onsen. It operates every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and certain periods and runs 4 times a day. You can see when and where it departs on the official web site. Current time table 2017 is...More

1  Thank takeshih2016
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Wakura and Kanazawa is connected with trains. This train is beautifully decorated and service standard is much higher than cardinally express trains and the same price !! This is unbelievable. But the frequencies are only two round trips per day. Book early and enjoy !!

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10 March 2018|
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Response from ann_pgh | Reviewed this property |
No, only available on weekends. Here's the schedule for this spring:- Operation dates Mar 2-4,5,9-11,16-20,23-27,30,31 Apr 1-3,6-10,13-16,20-24,27-30 May 1-6
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24 September 2017|
Response from alans747 | Reviewed this property |
Ronald: Leave out the spaces in the addresses listed below: KANAZAWA STATION GUIDE AND TIMETABLE FOR HANAYOME TRAIN: kanazawastation. com/the-hanayome-noren-excursion-train-for-wakura-onsen/ *book this train at any JR... More