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Great scenery and free with the JR rail pass but requires advanced reservations

There are several trains and all appear different. We traveled between Akita and Hirosaki on the... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
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29 Apr 2018
“Great scenery and free with the JR rail pass but requires advanced reservations”
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

There are several trains and all appear different. We traveled between Akita and Hirosaki on the Aoike, which has box and row seating. Box seating gives you views on both sides but is probably best for 4 people that know each other. There is luggage...More

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Michael L
30 July 2018|
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We made our reservations on line before we went to Japan. You can make online reservations on JR East before you get to Japan (JR West does not offer on-line reservations). Once there, go to the Travel offices at the JR... More
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