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Shinkansen Train Stations in Japan

We've mentioned more than once how amazingly advanced the Japanese railway system is. But the extensive network also means an abundance of train stations. So if you are going to get around Japan on a Shinkansen train, it's good to have a general idea about the main railway stations that you might visit during the journey, right?

​To help you prepare for your upcoming trip, we've gathered the main information about the most popular Shinkansen train stations to help you navigate the exciting world of Japanese rail travel.

Did you know?

The "World's Busiest Railway Stations" list highlights 51 stations, and 45 of them are located in Japan, including the "winner" - Shinjuku Station in Tokyo!

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What to Know About Japan's Railway Stations