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assigned seats for jr pass holder

Assigned Seats For JR Pass Holder

Would there be assigned seats for each of the trips on the Shinkansen for holders of ordinary JR pass ?


Hi there,

You can either reserve a seat beforehand or take a non-reserved seat.

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