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Japanese railways celebrated 150 years of operation in October 2022.

Please tell us about the "train trip in Japan" you would most recommend such as unique trains, beautiful scenery from train windows, and memorable station buildings.

If you post a picture or a video about the railways with the hashtag "#discoverjapan_jr" on Instagram, you will get a nice present.

Entry to the Campaign


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on Instagram.

Download the Instagram app and follow the @jrgroupinstacp account.

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Take pictures and videos.

Please take photos and videos about the railways such as "trains", "scenery from train windows" and "station buildings" which you would most recommend during your trip in Japan.


Post your pictures and videos.

Post photos and videos on Instagram with the hashtag "#discoverjapan_jr" and introduce them in
a language other than Japanese.


We will hold a lottery to give out a train pass to allow the winner to travel around the designated areas of Japan

Campaign Overview

Posting and Application Period
Tuesday, November 1, 2022 to Friday, March 31, 2023
The 6 JR companies will give out train passes that can be used during a trip in Japan (5 persons each, 30 persons in total).
  • ・JR Hokkaido Prize:Hokkaido Rail Pass 5-day
  • ・JR East Prize:JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) 5-day
  • ・JR Central Prize:Takayama–Hokuriku Area Tourist Pass 5-day
  • ・JR West Prize:JR-WEST All Area Pass
  • ・JR Shikoku Prize:ALL SHIKOKU Rail Pass 7-day
  • ・JR Kyushu Prize:JR KYUSHU RAIL PASS All Kyushu 7Days
All of the following conditions must be met
  • - People living outside Japan
  • - Those who have a valid passport issued by a country other than Japan
  • - Following the "#discoverjapan_jr" hashtag Posting Campaign Official Instagram Account “@jrgroupinstacp", and having your account set to public
  • - Agreeing to the Rules for application of Campaign
Notification of Winning a Prize
  • - Winners will be chosen by lottery from Applicants who meet the above requirements, and will be contacted via direct message from the official Instagram account.
  • - Notification to winners is scheduled to take place from the middle to the end of April 2023. (The exact timing may vary.)
Please check here for the full Rules for application.
  • *To use the prize (pass), the condition is that you have a passport issued by a country other than Japan that is valid when you win the prize and when you visit Japan, and a visa for a short-term stay.

Your "#discoverjapan_jr"


Journey around Japan by train

Please select the area you want to see

  • JR Hokkaido area
  • JR East area
  • JR Central area
  • JR West area
  • JR Shikoku area
  • JR Kyushu area

JR Hokkaido area

Bibaushi Station

Furano Line

Ryuhyo Monogatari Train

Abashiri Station - Shiretoko-Shari Station

(Special)Genseikaen Station

Senmō Line

Higashi-Muroran Station

Muroran Line

JR East area

Tōkyō Station

Tōkyō Station(Marunouchi side)

Tadami Line

Aizu-Wakamatsu Station - Koide Station

Kakunodate Samurai District Autumn Foliage

Akita Prefecture(Kakunodate Station)

Zao onsen ski resort/Snow Monster

Yamagata Prefecture(Yamagata Station・Sendai Station)

JR Central area

Tokaido Shinkansen

Shizuoka Station - Kakegawa Station

Tokaido Shinkansen

Kyoto Station

Ltd. Express Hida

Sakakami Station - Tsunogawa Station

Kinno Station on Iida Line

Kinno Station

JR West area

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Kansai-Airport Station - Kyoto Station

Kyoto railway museum

Kyoto Pref.(Umekoji-Kyotonishi Station)

Kinosaki Onsen Town

Hyogo Pref.(Kinosakionsen Station)

Kurashiki Bikan Historical Area

Okayama Pref.(Kurashiki Station)

JR Shikoku area


Tadotsu Station - Oboke Station

Dosan Line

Oboke Station - Koboke Station

seaside unmanned station

Shimonada Station


Matsuyama Station - Iyo-Ozu Station・Yawatahama Station

JR Kyushu area


Hakata Station - Yufuin Station - Beppu Station

Kurokawa Onsen

Kumamoto Pref.(Aso Station)


Takeo-onsen Station - Nagasaki Station


Kagoshima Pref.(Kagoshima-Chuo Station)