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Hi Nhydge,

My best recommendation is that you take a look at this article: JR Pass (Japan Rail Pass) - Everything you need to know
There they explain who should buy the JR pass, who shouldn't and there's a video detailing everything too.

But in my own personal opinion, it seems like you'll be using the Shinkansen only 2 times, right? If so, then you don't need the JR pass. But if you use it maybe 3 or 4 times, then it is definitely worth it!

I hope this helps!

Kuroneko United States

With the round trip, plus the side trips to the Hitachi Seaside Park and Mt Fuji (either to Hakone, up to Odawara, or the Fuji 5 Lakes up to Otsuki), yes, it would pay off.

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