The Koshino Shu*Kura Train

  • Published on : 26/06/2016
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Travel In Niigata

This incredible train has live jazz and local saké! Read more about this magical Japan train.

Niigata Prefecture - Takada Station to Tokamachi Station

This train, which runs along the Sea of Japan, is a perfect getaway: take in the ocean views as you drink local spirits (jizake) and listen to live jazz! At this train’s terminus, the town of Tokamachi is surrounded by a mountain range that is home to many ski resorts and onsen.

There is even a snow festival in February, too! It is famous for rice, which means that all around you can see picturesque rice paddies.

ShuKura

ShuKura

© By 羽吹舞 - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=36669206

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