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Setagaya 154-0000, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Setagaya-line, one of two remaining trams in metro-tokyo, cuts a swath across setagaya ward, the most populous of the 23wards. It is easily one of the most laid back traind in Tokyo. Worth the detour to check out the slow lane in an otherwise hyper...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

First time to ride a tram-train. You can see the quiet residential of Setagaya. Point of entry to Gotokuji temple and Setagaya Shrine.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank rishfleur
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Take it from the Carrot tower ( terminal station ) ride it to your transfer with Odakyu line it slowly makes it ways in residential areas giving you the opportunity to view a different side of Tokyo. You will meet school kids, housewives, seniors travelling...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 216spring
Reviewed 20 March 2018

All trains appeared to be almost new. There are many historic sites such as Gotokuji Temple, Shoin Shrine and Setagaya Hachimangu Shrine, which are highly recommended to tourists. A train driver and conductor check a ticket or IC card. It is comfortable to ride this...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DrJayMic
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

It may have been because there was a street market going on in town, but the trains were packed like sardines.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Trek282731
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Operated by the Tokyu Railway company. The line connects Sangen-Jaya to Shimo-Takaido, in Setagaya, Tokyo. It is served by 2 compartment electric car sets. It is also referred to as a tramway. It is the lifeline of the local community and the ride along the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Joy_Sinha
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Was on this train when I visited Gotokuji Temple. Along the way, we can get to see Japan Residential Area. Nice view with quiet surrounding. No matter how far you travel, you will only need to pay 150yen.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank EnjoyGoodFood96
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Convenient, a little nostalgic even though cars on the track have been renewed and thoroughly modern.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank HiroshiSogo
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Used this public transport to go to Gotokuji Temple to see the Beckoning Cats. The rail ticket PASMO allows travel across this system along with the Metro and JR line😃

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank redsoniaa
Reviewed 8 January 2016

The Setagaya Line starts at Sangen Jaya and connects the station to the neighbourhoods around it. Just a two car tram but very efficiently run. Charming and gives you a view of small houses along the tracks and the stuff of every day Japanese life.

Date of experience: December 2015
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