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Most of Maibara's visitors come in by train and never see more than the station.  A major junction, Maibara is along the Tokaido Shinkansen line from [[Osaka]] and [[Kyoto]] to [[Nagoya]] and [[Tokyo]] (2 hours).  It is also the eastern terminus of some ''kaisoku'' and ''shinkaisoku'' (translated as ''rapid'' and ''special rapid'') commuter trains from the [[Kansai]] region.  Some services continue on the [[Hokuriku Main Line]] as locals, stopping at every station until [[Nagahama]] or [[Ōmi-Shiotsu]].  A few trains proceed east, terminating at Ōgaki.  Be aware that some eastbound rapid and special rapid services terminate at Yasu, which is short of Maibara when coming from the west.
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Most of Maibara's visitors come in by train and never see more than the station.  A major junction, Maibara is along the Tokaido Shinkansen line from [[Osaka]] and [[Kyoto]] to [[Nagoya]] and [[Tokyo]] (2 hours).  It is also the eastern terminus of some ''kaisoku'' and ''shinkaisoku'' (translated as ''rapid'' and ''new rapid'') commuter trains from the [[Kansai]] region.  Some services continue on the [[Hokuriku Main Line]] as locals, stopping at every station until [[Nagahama]] or [[Ōmi-Shiotsu]].  A few trains proceed east, terminating at Ōgaki.  Be aware that some eastbound rapid and special rapid services terminate at Yasu, which is short of Maibara when coming from the west.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==

Revision as of 06:07, 2 May 2010

Maibara (米原) is a city in Shiga, Japan.

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Most of Maibara's visitors come in by train and never see more than the station. A major junction, Maibara is along the Tokaido Shinkansen line from Osaka and Kyoto to Nagoya and Tokyo (2 hours). It is also the eastern terminus of some kaisoku and shinkaisoku (translated as rapid and new rapid) commuter trains from the Kansai region. Some services continue on the Hokuriku Main Line as locals, stopping at every station until Nagahama or Ōmi-Shiotsu. A few trains proceed east, terminating at Ōgaki. Be aware that some eastbound rapid and special rapid services terminate at Yasu, which is short of Maibara when coming from the west.

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Look at Lake Biwa. Its the biggest lake in Japan.

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  • Lake Biwa - Japan's largest lake
  • Hikone - one of Japan's less-known castle towns is only a few stops away
Routes through Maibara
Shin-OsakaKyoto  W noframe E  Gifu-HashimaNagoya
FukuiNagahama  N noframe S  END
KyotoHikone  W noframe E  SekigaharaNagoya




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