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jr pass for osaka, kyoto, kobe and nara

JR pass for Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe and Nara


I will be going to Osaka on June. I plan to stay for 7 days. I will go to Namba, Umeda, Kyoto, Kobe and Nara. Do I need a pass or just buy normal tickets? If I should buy a pass what kind of pass should I buy?



Hi there,

All the travel to Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe and Nara is all within the Kansai area. Tickets within Kansai are generally low cost and I recommend buying normal tickets here. You can use an Icoca card here to make your travel more easy.

Hope this helps,


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