Sagano Romantic Train, Kyoto

3.2
#16 of 107 in Tours in Kyoto
With its tracks hidden among flowering trees and dramatic landscape, Sagano Romantic Train whisks you back to another time, far from Japan's crowded spots and busy cities. As you pass through the Hozu Gorge on this old-fashioned steam train, you'll witness the wonders of the season, be it springtime cherry blossoms or vibrant fall foliage. Purchase tickets directly at the station, or any JR ticket office in the area. Besides traveling by train, you can also book a Hozugawa River cruise to examine the surrounding nature from a different perspective. Use our Kyoto driving holiday planner to arrange your visit to Sagano Romantic Train and other attractions in Kyoto.
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  • The 25 minute ride gives you a chance to see more of the gorge than you do from the regular JR train. That line punches through the hills in tunnels and all you get are glimpses as you pass over...  more »
  • Took a long time to queue for the popular 30min train experience. Had to stand on the way but it took you through to see the breathtaking colors of the season. On the way back, dropped off a station.....  more »

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