Hiroshima has the largest tram network in Japan, with eight lines all connecting at Hiroshima Station. For unlimited use on all trams, it's possible to buy a one-day pass (which may include the ferry ride to Miyajima for an additional fee). A two-day pass is also valid on trams, the ferry and Miyajima Ropeway. Japan Railway is the railway company that runs all over Japan, except Okinawa. The Japan rail pass is popular among tourists because it allows for pass holders to travel on all JR lines, except some Shinkansen and express trains. Tickets are available at the vending machines or ticket counters at train stations. Taxis are available almost anywhere. Buses also run throughout the city and suburbs; tickets can be purchased on the bus.
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