Date: 6 months ago   Category: Society

Japan has turned the old night train into inexpensive hotel (a photo, video)


In Japan the night train Hokutosei going along a route between Tokyo and Sapporo has formed a basis for creation of hostel in the center of the capital of the country. Also here offer lodgers a special type of beer.

Elements of cars of the train have been used at the equipment of interiors of hotel, and two-storeyed regiments for a dream replace habitual beds now. Also in premises of hostel guests can see old photos of the train in 1988-2015 connecting Tokyo to the administrative center of the island of Hokkaido.

As well as the train, hotel has received the name Hokutosei that in Japanese means the constellation of Big Dipper.

the Majority of rooms in hostel four-seater by a perfect analogy to a compartment, but is also small single apartments. The part of compartment numbers mixed, and can live in some only women.

On the second floor of hostel is a public laundzh-zone with furniture and lamps from a dining-car. As the train was used for transportation of passengers in Sapporo, in the menu of drinks there are a Sapporo Beer beer and its special version which traditionally is on sale only to Hokkaido.

Train Hokutosei

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