How to go from Shingu to Osaka ?

  • Published on : 09/06/2022
  • by : Japan Experience
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Travel with a Limited Express along the Pacific Ocean

The Kuroshio is the most frequent train, connecting Kii peninsula, Kyoto, Shin-Osaka and Tennoji. Whereas, the Ocean Arrow is faster and has the advantage of having large, scenic windows. On this latter train, lounge seats (non-reserved) are the best spot to view the Pacific Ocean. Have a good trip! 

0 KM - SHINGU STATION

13 KM - 0H17 - NACHI STATION

Only local trains stop here. Take a bus in front of the station and get off at Taki-mae to reach the sacred 133-m-high Nachi Waterfall.

15 KM - 0H15 - KII-KATSURA station

An onsen town where the most famous of them, the Bokido hot spring (part of Hotel Urashima) allows you to bathe in a cave while gazing at the Pacific Ocean.

95 KM -1H43 - SHIRAHAMA station 

A popular summer vacation destination, yet too crowded in high season to be really enjoyable.

105 KM - 2H - KII-TANABE station

As his statue next to the ocean reminds us, Morihei Ueshiba (1883-1969), the founder of Aikido, was born here.

145 KM - 3H - DOJO-JI station

Only local trains stop here. To get to the Dojo-ji Templeand its three-storey pagoda from the station, turn left on to themain road and take a right at the first junction. The temple is atthe end of the street.

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