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Classic-yet affordable

This is not the most sceneic of trains, but many have a timeless feel about them. My first ride was... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Osaka, Japan

The Hankai tram/streetcar itself is very interesting for those interested in the old, outdated... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
Bruce T
Dasmarinas City, Philippines
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“shrine”(4 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Sumiyoshi, Osaka 556-0003, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6671-5170
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is not the most sceneic of trains, but many have a timeless feel about them. My first ride was a modern street car on this historic line. We were happy to get it because it was air-conditioned perfectly on an incredibly hot and humid...More

Thank Acesilva
Reviewed 4 May 2018

As it was nice and fine today, I decided to walk down to the nearest tram stop to go to the Nihonbashi area to buy an optical digital audio cable. Wherever you may get on a tram and wherever you may get off the tram,...More

Thank Kwakaku
Reviewed 26 April 2018

The tramway has two lines joined in the shape of a "Y". This facilitates transfers between them. I started on one leg near the Zoo, traveled South and joined the other to return to Tennoji station. I asked for a transfer ticket on exiting. It...More

Thank platypus150
Reviewed 1 March 2018

This tramway is very convenient when travelling to Sen Rikyus museum or Sumiyoshi Taisha. But it is not an experience to get excited about.

Thank seven39
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Buy one day pass ticket to enjoy park, shops, shrines along this hankai tramway. It’s another trip how to enjoy Osaka

1  Thank Jeani M
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The Hankai tram/streetcar itself is very interesting for those interested in the old, outdated, almost obsolete, modes of transportation (such as antique cars, steam locomotives, etc.). Found the actual route (Tennoji-ekimae to Hamadera-ekinae) somewhat disappointing, expected it to be all along the streets (like San...More

2  Thank Bruce T
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I use this almost everyday for commuting to Tennoji. For tourists I would recommend avoiding it in morning and evening peak hour. It can also be busy all day on the weekend. As someone said earlier, it is an easy way to Sumiyoshi Taisha (Shrine)....More

3  Thank OsakaDan
Reviewed 8 April 2016

This old tramline is a timetrip. Unfortunately the oldest carriages were towed to the scapyard recently. There are several lines. One leads from Tennoji Eki Mae to my favourite Sumiyoshi Jinja in Suminoe-ku. A ticket costs 200 Yen, regardless how many stops you travel.

2  Thank Ralf T
Reviewed 1 January 2016

I went to Ebisucho station of this Hankai Line. The trains are running on the road while the Metro (Subway/ Tube) network are well developed in this Osaka City. I liked this old fashioned train and station in the urban Osaka.

2  Thank YacchanAmarone
Reviewed 8 November 2015

An old-school tram/streetcar for those who are interested in those kinds of things and an interesting way to get to Sumiyoshi Shrine.

3  Thank htodd503
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