On the second part of the journey from Tokyo to Kyoto,the JR Tokaido shinkansen
does not hang around and stops only a couple of times. Do not miss the stop at Maibara Station if you wish to visit the beautiful area of Lake Biwa, Japan’s largest lake. Please note that Japan Rail Pass
holders cannot take the Nozomi
.0 KM - NAGOYA30 KM - 0H10 - GIFU-HASHIMA station
This is the shinkansen
station of Hashima City in Gifu Prefecture.79 KM - 0H25 - MAIBARA STATION
Change here to reach Lake Biwa’s two largest cities, Otsu and Hikone, and the city of Gifu.