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Wakayama Dentetsu

Wakayama, Wakayama Prefecture
+81 73-478-0110
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Excited to have taken all the 4 special trains!

We went to Kishikawa and Tama Ekicho's station on her off day (smirk). But we bought a day-pass and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
pa w
Hong Kong, China
Fun thing to do with young kids

Decided to go for this railway ride as we have two kids and one of them loves cats. At JR... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Singapore, Singapore
via mobile
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  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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“toy train” (4 reviews)
Wakayama, Wakayama Prefecture
+81 73-478-0110
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to Kishikawa and Tama Ekicho's station on her off day (smirk). But we bought a day-pass and checked the special trains' schedule so that we could jump on one, take some photos, jump off and wait for another one at one of the...More

Thank pa w
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Decided to go for this railway ride as we have two kids and one of them loves cats. At JR Wakayama station, head for line 9 (Wakayama Kishigawa Electric Railway). No need to purchase tickets when entering the main gates to the lines. For the...More

Thank haroldgoh
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Catch a cat themed train and enjoy a half hour train ride through the countryside. Make you sure you pick a day when the Cat Stationmaster is on duty. Didn't actually see the cat do any work apart from napping but he is cute, Kishi...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 22 May 2017

There have 4 trains: The strawberry, the Ume (cheery colour), the cats and the...normal car, so go check the official site before you get there. There have 2 cats in two stations, go check their working days and time before you get there (they both...More

Thank bird415
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Whilst the focus is definitely on Tama, Nitama and all the cute merchandise in general, Wakayama Dentetsu is a good excuse to get away from the Kansai metropolitan areas. The line runs along a diverse route (fields, river, homes). At the end of the line...More

Thank chathemogucat
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Not a bad idea to visit Tama train and drop by at its cafe. The train is difference from normal train as the decoration is all about cat. However we didn't get on the train for the trip but spent time at cafe and souvenir...More

1  Thank mayny_13
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Yes, children, kids will be very happy with riding train on this line and yes the best designer in Japan Eiji Mitooka designed many of it trains, from strawberry train, toy train, present train, cat train of course. But the fact is, Kishigawa line is...More

1  Thank James C
Reviewed 1 October 2016

1.Cat station master is day off on Wednesday & Thursday 2.4 types of Train car "Tama(Cat)","Strawberry","Toy","Plum Star" 3.Check out which train you can ride by the timetable 4.Buy 1 day ticket.Cheaper than return ticket. You can get off at any station and ride again any...More

6  Thank GAIDA2014
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Somebody had a dream and had this brilliant idea to revitalize an ailing regional line. Ride the Wakayama Dentetsu and feel good about it. The day passport ticket lets you drop off at any station and rejoin anywhere you like for a day. Exploring the...More

2  Thank HKeater
Reviewed 8 April 2016

If you like cats, this could be the thing for you. There is one cat, a fairly fat one, and they call him/her the station master. Views along the line is great and it is certainly something that kids love.

1  Thank Matthew F
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