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Kumamoto Station | Misumi Station, Kumamoto, Kumamoto Prefecture
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Colorful retro trams

Nostalgic old trams, some single some double cars all with different color schemes and designs make... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
DYA717
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Honolulu
Just one of the attractive trains

This specialized 'old train' is one of the attractions for staying in Kumamoto. The trip to Misumi... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
HK_Jim
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Hong Kong
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30 Jun 2017
“Colorful retro trams”
8 May 2017
“Just one of the attractive trains”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Kumamoto Station | Misumi Station, Kumamoto, Kumamoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

Nostalgic old trams, some single some double cars all with different color schemes and designs make for interesting moving museum pieces. From station #3 Kumamoto train station to the shopping and castle areas stations #8+, it costs 170-yen or 500-yen for an all day pass....More

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

This specialized 'old train' is one of the attractions for staying in Kumamoto. The trip to Misumi was not that long and there were only three scheduled trains. I would recommend just taking a single trip to or return from Misumi and take another normal...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2016

With a standard fare of 175 Yen (July 2016) this is a cheap efficient and fun way of getting around the city - especially with the quirkily designed trams. The Studio Ghibli influence is very evident.

1  Thank TicToc13
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We had a delightful time on the A-Train which is a lovely piece of the past. The photos show the lovely appointments everywhere and a pleasant bar is a bonus. Just look at the wood work! The scenery is fine. All in all, this was...More

1  Thank Margery M
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Easy and convenient transportation to get around town. Can't beat the price and it makes change if you don't have it.

1  Thank gmaverick
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Reviewed 2 February 2016

This is a short 1/2 hour train ride from Kumamoto to Misumi which is a connection point to Amakusa, a hotspring an seafood town. The A Train itself is absolutely beautiful. There are drinks available for sale on board. Lovely ride.

2  Thank Bambooscent
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