Shinkansen (Bullet Train)

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From the castle, we had to go back to the Shinkansen station. We were taking it to Tokyo. The shinkansen is the famous bullet train. I believe it goes over 150 mph! It took about 3 hours to get to Tokyo? Well, either way, it was a very unique experience.


A Buddhist Temple! I wanted to stop and pray.

An approaching shinkansen

All of our bags.

Tons of people in the shinkansen station. Notice all the students in uniforms.

Closeup of the shinkansen

View from the train