Streetcars are a popular method of transportation for the citizens of Kochi. The Tosa Electric Railway streetcars are the oldest existing in Japan, and many people take photographs of them. Kochi streetcars also have the longest set of railways of any streetcars in the country, and they are useful for downtown sightseeing. Streetcars from Germany, Norway, and Austria, and other special streetcars are available for rent to groups. The sound of streetcars is a symbol of the bustling city.