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Money and costs

Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
¥10,000
  • Dorm bed: ¥3000
  • Double room in a budget hotel: ¥12,000
  • Free sights
  • Tako-yaki to go: ¥600
  • Beer at a pub: ¥500
Midrange
¥10,000–20,000
  • Double room in a midrange hotel: ¥20,000
  • Museum entry: ¥400–1000
  • Izakaya dinner for two: ¥3000–5000
  • Live music show or club entry: ¥2000
Top end (more than)
¥20,000
  • Double room in a luxury hotel: ¥30,000
  • River cruise or cycling tour: ¥3000–8000
  • Chef's tasting course: per person ¥6000–10,000
  • Taxi ride: ¥1500–4000

ATMs in post offices and 7-Eleven convenience stores take international cards. Major banks and post offices have currency exchange services.