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Yuri Kogen Railway
This local train runs at a total of 23 kilometers of distance in the southern part of Akita prefecture, at the base of Mt. Chokai. Also called "Chokai Mountain Plateau Line," though there are no famous sightseeing spots along its railway lines, visitors will be able to see the unchanged beauty of the rural landscape, which retains its apperance even from long ago. Also, on one route per day which departs at 9:40 in Yashima and at 10:43 in Ugo-Honjo, the Akita Obako Attendants (Akita Maid Attendants) are on board to provide tour guides.
21-2 Hazaka, Nanoka-machi-Yashima-machi, Yurihonjo, Akita, 015-0404
Daily Free Ticket -Adult: ¥1100 -Child: ¥500
First trip -Yashima Station 5:44 (Ascending) -Ugo-Honjo Station 6:55 (Descending) Last trip -Yashima Station 21:10 (Ascending) -Ugo-Honjo Station 22:00 (Descending)
50 minutes by train from JR Akita Station (up to Yuri Kogen Railway-Ugo-Honjo Station)
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