Is Japan expensive?
Japan is an affordable place to travel. There is a wide variety of budget accommodation, transport passes, and sightseeing discounts.
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In reality, Tokyo and other large Japanese cities are not any more expensive than other big cities worldwide. Depending on where you go, the wide range of shops, restaurants and services mean that your yen can stretch relatively far. 100-yen shops and budget stores abound selling extremely affordable necessities and reasonably priced gifts, and inexpensive restaurants serve meals that cost 1,000 yen or less.
If you book in advance, staying in Japan can be relatively affordable. There are plenty of inexpensive hotel chains and ryokan hotels.
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