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As Japan gets many overseas visitors, there are several rail passes available specifically for foreign tourists. These passes can save you up to 50% compared to regular train tickets, so there is no downside if you use them wisely. In this article, we will introduce you the “Ise-Kumano-Wakayama Area Tourist Pass” sold by JR Central and JR West.

Visit Areas including Ise and the World Heritage Site Kumano Kodo with the New “Ise-Kumano-Wakayama Area Tourist Pass”!

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As Japan gets many overseas visitors, there are several rail passes available specifically for foreign tourists. These passes can save you up to 50% compared to regular train tickets, so there is no downside if you use them wisely. In this article, we will introduce you the “Ise-Kumano-Wakayama Area Tourist Pass” sold by JR Central and JR West.

A large-scale manga and anime event called “Comic Market” (abbreviated to “Comikett”) is held in Japan biannually, in August and December, at the Tokyo International Exhibition Hall (“Tokyo Big Site” in Odaiba). Each event lasts only about 3 days, but around 500,000 people visit during that period! Comikett is the world’s largest manga and anime event.

What are the “Wi-Fi SupportStations” at Comic Market?

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A large-scale manga and anime event called “Comic Market” (abbreviated to “Comikett”) is held in Japan biannually, in August and December, at the Tokyo International Exhibition Hall (“Tokyo Big Site” in Odaiba). Each event lasts only about 3 days, but around 500,000 people visit during that period! Comikett is the world’s largest manga and anime event.

East Japan Railway Company sells the IC card "Suica," which solves this problem.Simply touch your Suica to the ticket gate machine, and the fare will be deducted from the amount of money you loaded on your Suica in advance.Other than trains, a Suica can also be used instead of cash to ride buses, shop in stores and make purchases from vending machines.

How to purchase and use the convenient IC card 'Suica' to make getting around by train easy

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East Japan Railway Company sells the IC card "Suica," which solves this problem.Simply touch your Suica to the ticket gate machine, and the fare will be deducted from the amount of money you loaded on your Suica in advance.Other than trains, a Suica can also be used instead of cash to ride buses, shop in stores and make purchases from vending machines.