Preview Of The Japan High Speed Rail Shinkansen Exhibition At Isetan The Japan Store

November 13, 2017

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Tourism of Japan together with Isetan The Japan store launched an exhibition on Japanese High Speed Rail Shinkansen at Lot 10 Shopping Center. The exhibition which is taking on the 1st Floor of Isetan The Japan Store will run until 23rd November 2017 from 11am to 9pm daily.

Photo Credit : Eddy Rush

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The highlight of the exhibition is the first Kato Diorama exhibition in Malaysia. Go on a journey with Shinkansen through realistic towns, homes and landscapes. The elaborate Diorama (a model representing a scene with 3 dimensional figures in miniature) has been constructed with the utmost detail by skill craftsmen, a sight to behold! Globally known brand Kato is one of the Japanese leading manufacture company of precision railroad products for the modelling company.


Shinkansen is a term used to describe bullet trains in Japan meaning "New Trunk Line". Sometimes referred to as " Super Express" services. Shinkansen trains mostly run on dedicated tracks and stop at major stations. They are operated by Japan Railways (JR) Group Companies and features some of the fastest trains in the world. Traveling up to 320 kilometers per hour. The iconic aesthetic of the Skinkansen trains symbolize a reverence for engineering design and natural beauty that is one of the hallmarks of Japan culture. 

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With a high-speed trains project between Malaysia and Singapore set to be realized soon, the exhibition is aimed at creating awareness and knowledge of the exciting Shinkansen. Through  the exhibition it is hoped that visitors will learn more about the making and operation of the Shinkansen, including its outstanding safety features and on how it will benefit the development of Malaysia and improving people's life. 

Exciting activities and games on going during the four weeks exhibition:-

  • 4th & 5th November - show any proof of purchase from Isetan Japan Store and have a go at Japanese-style games popular during the Japanese Festival.
  • 18th & 19th November - Learn how to make your own paper Shinkansen at Unique Paper Craft Workshop. 
Photo Credit : Eddy Rush

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